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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In addition, the roadmap lays out the circular economy in three phases: Circular Economy 3.0 in the PCB industry requires cross-sector cooperation of the industry, academia, government, and researchers; regulatory amendments; and certification, marketing and export of resource products in order to resolve global resource depletion and sustainability.
The senator cited that the country has been losing approximately 47,000 hectares of forest each year, increasing the risk of massive social and economic losses from resource depletion and climate disasters.
He referred to Malakand division where he said he had witnessed rising population of families that might result in resource depletion and lowering living standards of such families.
He warned that this could not only lead to faster resource depletion in the area but also lower living standards.
What seems to me an easily avoidable issue, is instead, a major contributor of everything from resource depletion to global hunger to greenhouse gas emissions.
Dr Nyambe also said some of the challenges facing the KAZA TFCA included species loss and resource depletion, human wildlife conflict, fresh water ecosystems degradation, wildlife crimes and poaching, habitat loss, poverty and underdevelopment.
"Samsung Electronics is stepping up in addressing society's environmental issues such as resource depletion and plastic wastes," said Gyeong-bin Jeon, head of Samsung's Global Customer Satisfaction Center.
In this study of the geo-economics of biofuels, author Okbazghi Yohannes (political science, University of Louisville, Kentucky) argues that biofuels cannot be produced in sufficient quantity to support global capitalism without worsening resource depletion, environmental degradation, and pollution.
Consisting of six individual challenges, Challenge 2050 aims to addresses the major environmental issues facing the global community, such as climate change, water scarcity, resource depletion, and habitat loss by the year 2050.
Dr Ahmed in his presentation warned that water had become a potential factor that could trigger world war as almost all the countries experienced severe water resource depletion.
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