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A Shareable Explainer: What are the Commons?

Commons are often associated with natural resources like the oceans and forests — areas that belong to everyone. But commons are not just resources. They are not simply Wikipedia pages or the city grounds used for urban gardening. They comprise of a resource, a community, and a set of social protocols. The three are an integrated, interdependent whole. 

Access the whole article written by Bart Grugeon Plana, a journalist and contributor to the New Economy and Social Innovation Forum (NESI Forum).

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