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Economic growth that depends upon depleting nature is not “progress,” but wanton destruction of a vital commons. Our mission is to draw attention to this theft of commonly owned wealth and promote ways to restore natural ecosystems through better commons management systems.

June 21, 2005

Success Stories of Environmental Justice

Success stories of environmental justice from the developing world.
April 18, 2005

Beaches Belong to Us All

David Geffen relents and obeys the law that gives the public the right to walk along public beaches in Malibu.
January 19, 2005

Free Marketeers Want a Commons of Their Own

If you can't beat them, join them. Free marketeers want a commons of their own.
December 5, 2004

Fair Game

Hunters and anglers benefit from a strong ethic of the commons, opening up a new constituency for the movement.
November 17, 2004

Is Protecting the Oceans a Public Trust?

Fish farming in the coastal waters of the US brings up environmental and commons issues.