Most elements of the commons are global, transcending the sovereignty of any nation. There is a pressing need for international agreements on managing common resources such as air, water, the internet, airwaves and other essential parts of our lives. Examples of tags: global commons, trade, economic development.
To ensure safe drinking water for all, Arturo Quevedo vigilantly protects local watersheds for the municipal water utility in Loja, Ecuador. (Photo by Daniel Moss)