UNIT1FRQspring08

UNIT1FRQspring08 - APESSpring2008...

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APES – Spring 2008 Name: Unit 1 Test (Chapters 1-3, Miller 13 th  ed)  FRQ Preview Date: Pd: I suggest that you prepare notes for all of the following – I will select three for your class, from which you   will select TWO to write.     1. The Tragedy of the Commons is one of the most important and provocative essays of our generation.  It was  written in 1968, at the dawn of the environmental movement in the U.S.  For the first time, the scientific  press saw an argument that some problems are beyond science’s ability to solve.  The author suggested a  fundamental problem – the self-interest of individuals compared to society as a whole (today many refer to  this attitude as one of “entitlement”).  For the author, the “commons” represents many things. a. Who wrote the “Tragedy of the Commons?
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2010 for the course ENVR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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