Deconstructing the "tragedy of the commons"
"Since ocean and climate systems unite us all, they form an heritage of humanity. To organize this interdependence requires an alternative to the “Market” or the “State”. We propose as a third way an accounting system both fair and reciprocal, which allows for collective action."
It presents seven steps to organizing the global neighborhood; they include a common metric for nature, commons value for benefits, and fiscal reform.
The website if full of well written summaries to explain and teach some of the big picture concepts related to ecosystem services.
But what are the potential pitfalls of going for the global scale? What's the role of smaller scale work in getting there?