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Old Oct 24th 2011, 11:18 AM
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Or is this more an attempt to preserve it, like Antarctica?
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Old Oct 24th 2011, 12:37 PM
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A reasonable question.
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Or is this more an attempt to preserve it, like Antarctica?
Well, suffice it to say that the only hope for 'preserving' the Arctic entails the responsibility that comes from ownership.

US policy [apparently] seeks to have the Arctic treated like 'the commons' so that it can be raped at will by whoever wants to.
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Well, suffice it to say that the only hope for 'preserving' the Arctic entails the responsibility that comes from ownership.

US policy [apparently] seeks to have the Arctic treated like 'the commons' so that it can be raped at will by whoever wants to.
... and therein lies the tragedy of the commons.
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Old Oct 25th 2011, 05:41 PM
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... and therein lies the tragedy of the commons.
The world fisheries industry supplies an abundance of examples of this tragedy.
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