This animation conveys the issues that arise from 'the tragedy of the commons' (Hardin, 1968), a situation of resource depletion and/or pollution generation through people acting in their own self-interest around a common good (i.e., the environment). The animation then shows that these issues of resource depletion and adapting to new environmental conditions can be addressed through cooperative solutions.

  • Visit the Solutions Agenda webpage on co-operatives here.
  • Download the conversation on co-operatives spaces here.

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