The Tragedy Of The Commons Worksheet Answer Key. What is tragedy of the commons? Explain one strategy for protecting natural capital.
Tragedy is the inevitable unfolding of fate, and the logic of the herders leads inevitably to a catastrophe in the commonly used field. The tragedy of the commons is an economic theory that describes how people often use natural resources to their advantage without considering the good of a group. This is a great hands on and interactive activity to teach students about the importance of sustainability, climate change and the tragedy of the commons.