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A presentation about resources in our environment.

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  1. 1.  Definition: Resources that are drawn from Nature and used without much modification are called natural resources.  Natural resources are classified into different groups depending upon their level of development and use; origin; stock and distribution. 
  2. 2.  . These are again divided into 2:-  1.Actual Resources  2.Potential resources
  3. 3.  Definition: Actual resources are those resources whose quantity is known. These resources are being used in the present.  EX: The rich deposits of coal in Ruhr region of Germany and petroleum in the West Asia, the dark soils of the Deccan plateau in Maharashtra are all actual resources.
  4. 4.  Definition: Potential resources are those whose entire quantity may not be known and these are not being used at present. These resources could be used in the future. The level of technology we have at present may not be advanced enough to easily utilize these resources.  Ex: . The uranium found in Ladakh is an example of potential resource that could be used in the future.
  5. 5.  Here they are classified into 2 :  1. Abiotic Resources  2.Boitic Resources
  6. 6.  BIOTIC RESOURCES : They are the non living things on the basis of origin. EX: Rocks, Stones, Mud etc..  ABIOTIC RESOURCES : They are the living things on the basis of origin. EX : Human Beings, Plants, Animals.
  7. 7. 1. Biological Resources. 2. Ecological Resources. 3. Computer Resources. 4. Land or Natural Resources. 5. Human Resources.