Response to the Tragedy of the Commons

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Imagine that you are a government official sent out to govern a rural province. The province is an island with finite amounts of fresh water and a rapidly expanding population to feed. The government is concerned with the overuse of fresh water in agriculture because most of the fresh water is located in the center of the island and must be transported by irrigation channels to the rest of the island. The residents of the province are unconcerned about your educational lectures about the tragedy of the commons, saying that the Goddess of the Lake will ensure that
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Green Revolution of the 1970s Change the availability of water through the irrigation system Optimum use of fertilizers Pesticide application based on the level of pest attack Change to high-yield rice varieties/different crop rotations Sociologist J. Steven Lansing made a computer model of the Subak process in
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“2nd environmental science” Determines those institutional
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POL 223 taught by Professor Aldrich during the Fall '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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