Welcome to the Natural Resources of British Columbia web atlas. Within the province are an abundance of natural resources. These resources are a vital component to the identity of British Columbia. Of the several different of resources available in B.C., this site focuses on four resource sectors; agriculture, fisheries, forestry and mining. This web atlas attempts to discuss the economic aspects, and environmental impacts of the four resources. From an economic perspective, the extraction of these resources provides jobs and allows global trade to be facilitated. There are, however, environmental impacts associated with the extraction of each resource that cannot be overlooked. In viewing this web atlas, the user is intended to obtain a greater understanding of the large role natural resources play in British Columbia.