resource depletion


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resource depletion

The dissipation of assets or reserves, esp. (in health care and the environment) those that affect public health.
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Dr al-Horr commented, "The battle against pollution, resource depletion and carbon emissions is being fought on many global fronts.
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The conference deliberations and technical sessions taking the holistic approach to address the Water sector of the country which has led to serious issues of; water scarcity, resource depletion and contamination.
Dennis Lee Foster, the project's author, said, "In addition to critical factors considered by previous studies, such as resource depletion and economic disparity, by adding present-day stresses such as religion-based terrorism, mass migration, racial division, antibiotic-resistant micro-organisms, continued nuclear and autonomous weapons development, and geopolitical strife to the equation, the probability of societal collapse before the end of the century increases dramatically.
Brighton College head of pre-prep Joanna Vigneron said: "Raising awareness amongst children about realities such as resource depletion, population growth and climate change is key to their development"
Resource depletion and the need for more balanced and sustainable development prompted the Huangshi municipal government (HMG) to renew the city by upgrading its industry, relocating polluting industries outside of the central urban area, and developing tertiary industries and an enabling investment environment.
He said concerns about pollution, environmental degradation and resource depletion had led to an increasing awareness of the importance of developing solar energy.
With its products and applications solutions, the company is targeting major global challenges, from resource depletion, increasing mobility and urbanization to population growth and demographic change.
After centuries of resource depletion on Earth, salvation has come in the form of Perses, a resource-rich planet coaxed into orbit from its collision course with Earth.
The study asserts that resource depletion in Nome will eventually lessen recreational interest in the offshore public mining areas, but the economically viable placer gold found in large offshore lease tracts will most likely sustain a long-term commercial mining industry.
This is evident in an ever-widening global wealth gap and in the twin crises of natural resource depletion and climate change.
We may soon need two or more planets to satisfy our needs unless we curb the trends of resource depletion," the statement added.
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