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The tragedy of the commons suggests that the cause of overfishing and other pending biological crisies is that common property
a) causes wanton human greed b) is evil c) misplaces incentives and responsibilities d) is necessary for the future of all humankind
Mare liberum set the stage for the tragedy of the commons scenario in the oceans by
a) establishing the seas as common property b) providing subsidies for the fishing industry c) bringing cattle to the new world d)
The tragedy of the commons suggests that international managment of marine biological resources
a) is effective b) must change c) d)
The truman proclimation and UNCLOS were the first steps in avoiding the tragedy of the commons because they ____ the seas
a) banned fishing in international waters of b) created an international fish breeding ground to seed c) eliminated the EEZ concepts in all areas of d) they restored individual national ownership to areas of
There are only 2 approaches to using biological resources. With either, the resource is gone
a) true b) false c) d)
Examples of ineffective biological resource management include ____ and examples of effective management include _____
a) the decline of fisheries, recovery of the gray whale b) the over population of the gray whale, the recovery of the cod fishery c) d)
Scientific research is crucial to keeping biological resources sustainable because
a) it accurately and objectively determines existing resource levels b) its the only way to keep hundreds of graduate studnets occupied c) scientific research is not crucial to biological resource managment d)
Scientific research is crucial to keeping biological resources sustainable because
a) it accurately and objectively determines realistic maximum sustainable yeilds b) scientific research is not curucial to biological resource managment c) its the only way to keep hundreds of graduate studnets occupied d)
Further changes needed to avoid the tragedy of the commons include
a) international laws regarding species that cross EEZ b) addressing the cross boundaries effects of pollution c) shifting subsidies and incentives to favor renewable resource stragegoes d) all the answers are correct
There is more potential for marine research now than at any time in history because
a) people have finally discovered there is an ocean b) technolgoy provides practical and cost effective tools & there is a real demand for marine research c) the seas are common propery d)
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