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A free-market solution for fisheries

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When humans first shifted from hunting and gathering to agriculture thousands of years ago, the establishment of private property rights yielded enormous benefits to natural resource conservation. People could finally address the problem ecologist Garrett Hardin came to call "the tragedy of the commons." The owner of a resource takes responsibility for its long-term conservation. If the owner...

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