Resource Depletion

Earth's resources

Earth's overshoot day

Recycling facts and resources

Europe: impact of global megatrends

A growing problem: resource depletion

Worldwide patterns of resource extraction 

Depletion of resouces: facts at your fingertips

Last call: the untold reasons of the global crisis

Quantifying uncertainty about Earth's resources

Future Rx: optimism, preparation, acceptance of risk

Resource depletion - opportunity or looming catastrphe?

Managing natural resources in fragile situations in Africa

Radical solution could avoid depletion of natural resources

The six natural resources most drained by our 7 billion people

Europe's demand for resources reaching far beyond its borders

Natural resource depletion and the changing geopolitical landscape

National natural resource depletion as a % GNI (World Bank figures) 

Natural resources worth more than US$400 trillion must be accounted for 

International trade in natural resources: practice and policy (WTO figures 2012) 

Club of Rome:

40 years: Limits to Growth

Approaching the limits to growth

2012: reaching 'Limits to Growth'

The new working program for the Club of Rome

A comparison of the limits to growth with 30-years of reality

Revisiting The Limits to Growth: could the Club of Rome have been correct?

Environmental resouces:

Our ecological footprint

Depletion of fish stocks

Canada's forest resources

USGS groundwater depletion

General situation of world fish stocks 

Depletion of renewable environmental resources

Global groundwater depletion leads to sea level rise

Satellites track groundwater depletion in the US West


Rare Earth Elements 

Running out of sand: in numbers 

Mineral commodity summaries 2011

After millenia of mining, copper nowhere near 'peak' 

4 Rare Earth elements that will only get more important

Geological Surveys unite to improve critical mineral security

Japan team maps 'semi-infinite' trove of rare earth elements

Exhaustion of cheap mineral resources is terraforming Earth

China’s rare earths industry and its role in the international market

Machine learning of mineralization related geochemical anomalies

Pareto-Lognormal modeling of known and unknown metal resources

The world is running out of elements, and researchers are looking in unlikely places for replacements

Depletion of soils:

Mineral nutrient depletion in US farm and range soils

Are depleted soils causing a reduction in the mineral content of food crops?

Water resources:

Increasing fresh water supply to sustainably address global water security at scale

Energy resources:

Australia's energy resources  

World fossil fuel reserves and projected depletion

Timescale for depletion of fossil energy resources

Resource depletion and energy systems transitions   

The tug-of-war between resource depletion and technological change in the global oil industry 1981-2009

Space-sased resources:

New centre in Luxembourg sets out to exploit space resources