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Maxing Out Our Take

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Science  13 Jan 2012:
Vol. 335, Issue 6065, pp. 169-170
DOI: 10.1126/science.1215443

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Locating the origins of maximum sustainable yield in efforts to protect U.S. commercial fisheries against their competitors, Finley argues that the collapse of world fisheries does not illustrate the tragedy of the commons but stems from deliberate governmental and international policy.