Warm Up. Zero-Sum Game ' A situation in which one participant's gains result only from another participant's equivalent losses. Where have you seen an example of zero-sum game? How does this tie into the tragedy of the commons? Pick up 2 manila folders and 5 papers from the demo table.
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Zero-Sum Game' A situation in which one participant's gains result only from another participant's equivalent losses.
-include text-based evidence/quote
-an environmental issue
-solutions to 3 problems
Take out summer math, If you turned in work go to the “Student Work to Return” box
Tell your partner 3 important points from your notes, ask questions, have a discussion
Tell your partner 3 important points from your notes
The moai (statues) pictured above are on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) off the coast of Chile. The island is famous for its statues, its remoteness, as well as its ecological collapse. A once thriving civilization of tens of thousands of people built, moved, and erected the nearly 100 ton statues without the aid of modern technology. However, that same civilization consumed too many resources and left the island treeless, nearly birdless, and fell into clan warfare and starvation. The once mighty population dwindled to less than a couple thousand by the 1700s
Authored essay in 1968 titled
“The Tragedy of the Commons”.
1. environmental degradation 2. population growth
3. limited natural resources
4. privatization of land
“Held in common” means the resource is owned by:
=all who have access to the resource.
Note: First codified by Romans in 535 AD.
This means we can change the way we live (sustainably) by preserving our natural resources—even in the private sector.
Meeting presentneeds of
without compromising the
needs of future
an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
Combination of all things & factors external to individuals or populations
conservation or biocentric