Resource Depletion

The six natural resources most drained by our 7 billion people    Worldwide patterns of resource extraction

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

Quantifying uncertainty about Earth's resources

Machine learning of mineralization related geochemical anomalies

Pareto-Lognormal modeling of known and unknown metal resources

Running out of sand: in numbers

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

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

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

Earth's Resources    Depletion of resouces: facts at your fingertips    Earth's overshoot day

A growing problem: resource depletion     Recycling facts and resources

Resource depletion - opportunity or looming catastrphe?

Global groundwater depletion leads to sea level rise

Future Rx: optimism, preparation, acceptance of risk

Depletion of renewable environmental resources

Radical solution could avoid depletion of natural resources      

Depletion of fish stocks    General situation of world fish stocks

Mineral commodity summaries 2011   After millenia of mining, copper nowhere near 'peak'

Rare Earth Elements   4 Rare Earth elements that will only get more important

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

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

Last call: the untold reasons of the global crisis    Our Ecological Footprint

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

Approaching the limits to growth     2012: reaching 'Limits to Growth'   40 years: Limits to Growth   

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

Natural resource depletion and the changing geopolitical landscape

Exhaustion of cheap mineral resources is terraforming Earth

Resource depletion and energy systems transitions   Timescale for depletion of fossil energy resources

World fossil fuel reserves and projected depletion

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

Managing natural resources in fragile situations in Africa 

Europe's demand for resources reaching far beyond its borders    Europe: impact of global megatrends

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

Mineral nutrient depletion in US farm and range soils

Satellites track groundwater depletion in the US West     USGS groundwater depletion

Australia's energy resources     Canada's forest resources