The Tragedy of the Commons

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Science  13 Dec 1968:
Vol. 162, Issue 3859, pp. 1243-1248
DOI: 10.1126/science.162.3859.1243

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vol. 162 no. 3859 1243-1248

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  1. Garrett Hardin
  1. The author is professor of biology, University of California, Santa Barbara. This article is based on a presidential address presented before the meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Utah State University, Logan, 25 June 1968.

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