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=Definition=
"Global commons is that which no one person or state may own or control and which is central to life. A Global Common contains an infinite potential with regard to the understanding and advancement of the biology and society of all life. e.g. forests, oceans, land mass and cultural identity and hence requires absolute protection."<ref>Global Commons on Wikipedia,  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_common</ref>
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"Global commons is that which no one person or state may own or control and which is central to life. A Global Common contains an infinite potential with regard to the understanding and advancement of the biology and society of all life. e.g. forests, oceans, land mass and cultural identity and hence requires absolute protection."<ref>Global Commons on Wikipedia,   
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(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_common)
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=Description=
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Charlotte Hess:
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"Global commons are the oldest and most established “new commons”. There is a
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large body of literature on the global commons and the foci are broad—from climate
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change to international treaties to transboundary conflicts. For instance, a search on
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“global commons” in the Comprehensive Bibliography of the Commons (Hess 2007)
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results in 4183 hits. I am just going to give a very brief overview of this vast terrain in
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this paper.
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Some of the early works on global commons are those by Christy and Scott
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(1965) looking at competition for the fisheries of the high seas which “are the common
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wealth of the world community;” Boot (1974) examining global commons and
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population and economic inequity; Bromley and Cochrane (1994) discussing global
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commons policy. Soroos has been researching and writing on the global commons for
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over thirty years. Oran Young is a leading scholar on global governance and international
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regimes. Buck (1998) is a respected commons scholar who has written one of the best
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introductions to the global commons. Other general works surveying global commons are
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Cleveland (1990); Dasgupta, Maler and Vercelli (1997); Bromley and Cochrane (2004);
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McGinnis and Ostrom (1996); Young (1999); Baudot (2001); Barkin and Shambaugh
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(1999); Karlsson (1997); Bernstein (2002); Byrne and Glover (2002); Cairns (2003,
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2006); Vogler (2000); and Joyner (2001); Nonini (2006a)."
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(http://ssrn.com/abstract=1356835)
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Source: Charlotte Hess. [[Mapping the New Commons]],2008 [http://ssrn.com/abstract=1356835]
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=Typologies of the Global Commons=
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From [[James Bernard Quilligan]] in ''People Sharing Resources" [http://www.kosmosjournal.org/kjo2/bm~doc/people-sharing-resources.pdf]
  
====Typologies of the Global Commons====
 
=====From James Bernard Quilligan in ''People Sharing Resources"<ref>[[James Bernard Quilligan]], http://www.kosmosjournal.org/kjo2/bm~doc/people-sharing-resources.pdf</ref>=====
 
 
;Noosphere :  indigenous culture and traditions, community
 
;Noosphere :  indigenous culture and traditions, community
 
support systems, social connectedness, voluntary associations,
 
support systems, social connectedness, voluntary associations,
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communication flows, airwaves, internet, free
 
communication flows, airwaves, internet, free
 
culture, cultural treasures, music, arts, purchasing power,
 
culture, cultural treasures, music, arts, purchasing power,
the social right to issuemoney, security, riskmanagement
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the social right to issue money, security, risk management
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;Biosphere : fisheries, agriculture, forests, land, pastures,
 
;Biosphere : fisheries, agriculture, forests, land, pastures,
 
ecosystems, parks, gardens, seeds, food crops, genetic life
 
ecosystems, parks, gardens, seeds, food crops, genetic life
 
forms and species, living creatures
 
forms and species, living creatures
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;Physiosphere : the elements, minerals, inorganic energy,
 
;Physiosphere : the elements, minerals, inorganic energy,
 
water, climate, atmosphere, stratosphere
 
water, climate, atmosphere, stratosphere
  
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=More Informatio=
=====References=====
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=====Internal Links=====
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==Internal Links==
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*[[James Bernard Quilligan]]
 
*[[James Bernard Quilligan]]
 
*[[Global Commons Trust]]
 
*[[Global Commons Trust]]
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*[[Coalition for the Global Commons]]
 
*[[Coalition for the Global Commons]]
 
*[[Share The World's Resources]]
 
*[[Share The World's Resources]]
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==External Links==
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*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_commons
 
*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_commons
  

Revision as of 21:42, 26 November 2010

Definition

"Global commons is that which no one person or state may own or control and which is central to life. A Global Common contains an infinite potential with regard to the understanding and advancement of the biology and society of all life. e.g. forests, oceans, land mass and cultural identity and hence requires absolute protection."<ref>Global Commons on Wikipedia, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_common)


Description

Charlotte Hess:

"Global commons are the oldest and most established “new commons”. There is a large body of literature on the global commons and the foci are broad—from climate change to international treaties to transboundary conflicts. For instance, a search on “global commons” in the Comprehensive Bibliography of the Commons (Hess 2007) results in 4183 hits. I am just going to give a very brief overview of this vast terrain in this paper.

Some of the early works on global commons are those by Christy and Scott (1965) looking at competition for the fisheries of the high seas which “are the common wealth of the world community;” Boot (1974) examining global commons and population and economic inequity; Bromley and Cochrane (1994) discussing global commons policy. Soroos has been researching and writing on the global commons for over thirty years. Oran Young is a leading scholar on global governance and international regimes. Buck (1998) is a respected commons scholar who has written one of the best introductions to the global commons. Other general works surveying global commons are Cleveland (1990); Dasgupta, Maler and Vercelli (1997); Bromley and Cochrane (2004); McGinnis and Ostrom (1996); Young (1999); Baudot (2001); Barkin and Shambaugh (1999); Karlsson (1997); Bernstein (2002); Byrne and Glover (2002); Cairns (2003, 2006); Vogler (2000); and Joyner (2001); Nonini (2006a)." (http://ssrn.com/abstract=1356835)


Source: Charlotte Hess. Mapping the New Commons,2008 [1]


Typologies of the Global Commons

From James Bernard Quilligan in People Sharing Resources" [2]

Noosphere 
indigenous culture and traditions, community

support systems, social connectedness, voluntary associations, labor relations, women and children's rights, family life, health, education, sacredness, religions and ethnicity, racial values, silence, creative works, languages, stores of human knowledge and wisdom, scientific knowledge, ethnobotanical knowledge, ideas, intellectual property, information, communication flows, airwaves, internet, free culture, cultural treasures, music, arts, purchasing power, the social right to issue money, security, risk management

Biosphere 
fisheries, agriculture, forests, land, pastures,

ecosystems, parks, gardens, seeds, food crops, genetic life forms and species, living creatures

Physiosphere 
the elements, minerals, inorganic energy,

water, climate, atmosphere, stratosphere

More Informatio

Internal Links

External Links