CHALK TALK: TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS PART 1

submitted by: nsf

The tragedy of the commons is a dilemma that developes when a group holds a limited resource in common. If each person acts rationally in his or her own self interest often the resource will be depleted or destroyed by the group even if the individuals know that their behavior will ultimately be harmful.

Stabilize and Then Reduce Population

submitted by: GrowthBuster

Efforts to create a cleaner, healthier, safer world will be erased by the impacts of consumption and population growth - unless we stop chasing MORE and begin embracing LESS. This video promotes the concept that a better future is possible in a world in which couples make responsible family size decisions and policy-makers adopt informed, sustainable population policies.