This paper is intended to serve as a background, a call to understanding and a call to action on an exciting new proposal to designate the Great Lakes and its tributary waters as a lived Commons, to be shared, protected, carefully managed and enjoyed by all who live around them.
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All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons is a wake-up call that will inspire you to see the world in a new way.
Lead author: Dr. Adam Davidson-Harden, Assistant Professor, Global Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University Executive Summary Read the full report
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