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Introduction to natural resources its types and advantages and disadvantages

PRACHI GUPTA
Teaching is passion and learning from learners that what i believe is the best way of learning.Pursuing my Masters .Appeared 4 UGC and ibps

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  1. NATURAL RESOURCES NATIRALRESOURCES


  2. Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind. This includes all valued characteristics such as magnetic, gravitational, electrical properties and forces etc. Includes: sunlight, atmosphere, water, land (indl udes all minerals) along with all vegetation, crops and animal life that naturally subsists upon or within the heretofore identified characteristics and substances.


  3. Natural resources are materials and components (something that can be used) that can be found within the environment. Every man-made product is composed of natural resources (at its fundamental level) . A natural resource may exist as a separate entity such as fresh water, air, and as well as a living organism such as a fish, or it may exist in an alternate form that must be processed to obtain the resource such as metal ores, rare earth metals, petroleum, and most forms of energy .


  4. What are the Earth's Natural Resources? LI . Mineral Resources * Energy Resources e Living Resources . Air o Water . Sunlight Soi


  5. Resources are limited and are either Renewable or Non renewable Resources Renewable Nonrenewable Fossil Fuels Oil Coal Natural Gas Metallic Minerals Iron Copper Aluminum Solar Energy Air, Wind Nonmetallic Minerals Salt Phosphates Water, Tides, Flowing Soil, Plants


  6. 3. What are Renewable Resources? Renewable Resources can be replaced by nature at a rate close to the rate at which they are used


  7. What are examples of Renewable Resources? e Vegetation (Crops & Forests) Sunlight Air Soil . Geothermal Water Ice


  8. What are Nonrenewable Resources? Resources that exist in a fixed amount . Nonrenewable are renewed very slowly or not at all.


  9. What are examples of Nonrenewable Resources? Coal e Oil .Graphite .Sulphur .Gypsum Uranium Natural Gas Petroleum . Sand, Stone, & .Phosphate Rock, Potash, & Nitrates And other Minerals Gravel . Salt . Talc


  10. Examples of Nonrenewable Natural Resources Talc . Graphite