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studying the commons, private property isn’t the pathway to conservation

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Community-run fisheries challenge the notion that fishers will always be locked into the tragedy of the commons unless there is state control. The examples sketched on these pages illustrate that communities can avoid the tragedy of the commons. They offer hope for many coastal fishing areas around the world. They offer some lessons that can be applied to the more complicated question of curtailing over-exploitation of offshore fisheries. Given the failure of government to regulate fishing successfully, a self-regulated fishery is an idea whose time has come. – See more at: http://www.perc.org/articles/community-run-fisheries-0#sthash.U3v2dLbI.dpuf

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