Garrett Hardin (1915 - 2003)
Trained as an ecologist and microbiologist he is best known for his 1968 essay, The Tragedy of the Commons, Science, 162, now reprinted in over 100 anthologies and widely accepted as a fundamental contribution to ecology, population theory, economics and political science. The application of this essay to the problems of foreign aid and immigration was captured in his 1974 essay Living on a Lifeboat, BioScience, 24(10), and more recently elucidated in The Tragedy of the Unmanaged Commons, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 9(5), 1994." 
- Cofounder, NARAL 
- Advisory Board, Californians for Population Stabilization 
- 1980 Margaret Sanger Award, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
- 1990 Award, Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)
- 1990 Population-Environment Balance Carrying Capacity award
- Former member, Society for General Systems Research
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Related Sourcewatch articles
- Virginia D. Abernethy - coauthor
- CV, Garrett Hardin Society, accessed September 14, 2008.
- National Abortion Rights Action League. Records, 1968-1976: A Finding Aid, harvard.edu, accessed November 21, 2011.
- Directors, Californians for Population Stabilization, accessed September 14, 2008.