Resource Snapshots

The World Resources Forum Secretariat is pleased to present the series "Resource Snapshots". You can learn in less than 2 minutes the key issues of the resource you are interested in:

  • Which industries and applications depend on them?
  • How are they produced? 
  • What economic, environmental and social problems are encountered over the life-cycle? 
  • What are the alternatives? 
  • And where to read more?

The resources covered so far are:

WRF Resource Snapshots have been compiled by Natasha Chan and Riccarda Sutter They would greatly appreciate corrections, suggestions or other remarks, which could improve the documents. Suggestions for which other resources to choose are also welcome. Natasha and Riccarda can be reached at