Garrett Hardin
#4028 Overall Influence

Garrett Hardin

American ecologist

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Garrett James Hardin was an American ecologist who warned of the dangers of human overpopulation. He is most famous for his exposition of the tragedy of the commons, in a 1968 paper of the same title in Science, which called attention to "the damage that innocent actions by individuals can inflict on the environment". He is also known for Hardin's First Law of Human Ecology: "We can never do merely one thing. Any intrusion into nature has numerous effects, many of which are unpredictable." He is listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a white nationalist, whose publications were "frank in their racism and quasi-fascist ethnonationalism".

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara

Public university near Goleta, California, United States and part of the University of California system

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#1464 World Rank #530 USA Rank
Biology