We live in a world of diminishing resources. Demand for many natural resources far exceeds supply and the global battles to access and control key resources are intensifying. In this exciting new series leading international experts explore the geopolitical battles to access and control many of the world's assets. From natural resources like oil, water and food to new resources like bioinformation and big data, these provocative and illuminating books offer big-picture analyses of the complex power struggles at play, the problems and challenges to which they give rise and their implications for the future.