Problem

Resource depletion


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Dependence on resource depletion
Excessive demands for natural resources
Unintegrated biosphere and ecosystem management
Nature:

The abundance of natural resources used to be generally assumed, but questions are beginning to be raised on a many fronts, including the availability of fuel and of nonfuel minerals, the potential productivity of agriculture, the supply of forest products and of water, and the increasing pressures of world population growth.

Background:

Economic and developmental activities interact with components of ecosystems and are the likely cause of the changing patterns of their functioning, creating the ground for severe natural phenomena and environmental disasters.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
A: Abstract Fundamental Problems
Date of last update
15.04.2019 – 16:47 CEST