04 May '12, 11am

The resource crisis: Closer to the edge

The resource crisis: Closer to the edge

In a world of 7 billion people, however, resource scarcity goes far beyond precious metals and rare earth metals. The per capita availability of biomass and fresh water is rapidly declining. Phosphorus and phosphate, critical to global food production, are also under pressure -- and more than half of the world’s remaining, mineable reserves of that substance sit in one country, Morocco. And some large deposits of these essential minerals are currently found in areas awash in violence and political conflict, creating other issues.

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/05/01/resource-crisis-c...

Tweets

Have you ever thought of yourself as a renewabl...

buildingmygreenlife.com 04 May '12, 3pm

I’ve been a regular blood donor ever since college, but in the past week, I’ve made a slightly bigger commitment to sharin...

A Fresh Cup:What's New in Edge Rails #19

afreshcup.com 07 May '12, 11am

is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the univer...

#peakoil The world’s looming water crisis: The golden age of water is drawing to a close claims the journalist C...

#peakoil The world’s looming water crisis: The ...

peakoil.com 06 May '12, 3pm

The world’s looming water crisis The golden age of water is drawing to a close claims the journalist Charles Fishman in Th...

ICANN Inching Closer To Getting TAS Back Online...

domainnews.com 03 May '12, 5am

ICANN Inching Closer To Getting TAS Back Online As Notifying Applicants Of Impact Begins Thursday, 03 May 2012 06:34 David...

Rails Edge: Multiple Route Files

rubyflow.com 30 Apr '12, 12pm

Rails Edge: Multiple Route Files Posted by oscardb on April 30, 2012 — 0 comments You can now have multiple route files in...