Heather, Shaiann, Nick, Abby
Some of the scientist consider the exponential growth of the human population to be an example of a tragedy of the commons. The word's population has reached a total of 7 billion individuals, while examining the population growth as a tragedy of the common resource is the planet earth and all its shared resources.
How It's Related
The 21st population issue is related to the tragedy of the commons because, the more the population the more resources used. more resources used could deplete them is the population goes above the number of resources needed.
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A possible solution is having smaller families, with smaller families it would be a lot easier on conserving resources for emergencies.