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The evolution of military technology through the more efficient and innovative utilization of natural resources has helped shape the environment in a wide range of areas. Homo sapiens lacking strong jaws, sharp teeth, and cutting claws have employed tools to better conquer the natural environment and vie with each other for scarce resources. These scarce resources such as wood and a myriad of metals have been harnessed to advance military technology. In doing so, military technology’s impact on the environment has steadily increased through time.
The incorporation of metals into military technology was a slow and steady process that gained steam through technological advancements. In the earlier ages of metal use, a great majority of people were still confined to agricultural production and therefore the population of artisans remained small. Also, the raw resources used to produce suitable weapons and armor were not found everywhere. For example, the tin used to make bronze weapons was very rare contributing to its slow adaption by military institutions. Rulers had to either ap…