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Natural resources (economically referred to as land or raw materials) occur naturally within environments that exist relatively undisturbed by mankind, in a natural form. A natural resource is often characterized by amounts of biodiversity existent in various ecosystems.

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Natural Resources

  1. 1. By- MOHINI BERRY (P.D.I.M.T.R) MANISHA JOSHI (p.d.i.m.t.r) TQMA2Z.BLOGSPOT.COM
  2. 2. <ul><li>RESOURCES: </li></ul><ul><li>Any thing, which is useful man, or can be transformed into a useful product or can be used to produce a useful thing, can be referred as ‘resources’. </li></ul>
  3. 4. RENEWABLE RESOURCES: <ul><li>Renewable resources are those which can be regenerated. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul>
  4. 6. NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES : <ul><li>Non renewable resources are those which can not be regenerated once they are exhausted. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: mineral elements, coal, oil & natural gas. </li></ul>
  5. 7. ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS: <ul><li>Non-Renewable Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>Overexploitation shall exhaust many of our valuable deposits which took millions of years to form. </li></ul><ul><li>They can not be duplicated within human scale of time. </li></ul><ul><li>They require time on geological scale to form. </li></ul><ul><li>With the sophisticated technology, we may recover these materials from the highly dispersed state. But the cause shall be enormous & the effort could be economically non-viable. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Renewable Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>Though an enormous quantity of water is present, for fresh water life depends largely on precipitation, which to is available only in a finite quantity. </li></ul><ul><li>Its uneven distribution over earths surface has caused large area to become infertile deserts. </li></ul><ul><li>Large part of earths surface is too cold or rocky for any productive use, and large area has to be devoted to forest & wildlife due to which a limited area at our disposal for agricultural pastures. </li></ul><ul><li>Global livestock and fisheries resources can also not be expanded beyond certain limits. </li></ul><ul><li>Only up to a limited extent resources of biosphere can be safely exploited. </li></ul>
  7. 9. ROLE OF AN INDIVIDUAL IN CONSERVATION OF RESOURCES: <ul><li>Saving energy by switching of electrical appliances when not required. </li></ul><ul><li>Turning off vehicles while standing in traffic, when signal is red. </li></ul><ul><li>Using water wisely. </li></ul><ul><li>Planting more trees & stopping deforestation. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoiding the use of plastic bags. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of more & more eco-friendly products. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid wastage of papers. </li></ul>
  8. 10. USE OF RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE LIFECYCLE: <ul><li>Sustainable development mean use of resources carefully so that beside meeting present requirements it also takes care of future generation. </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of sustainable life cycle are: </li></ul><ul><li>Respect & care of all forms of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the quality of human life. </li></ul><ul><li>Conserve the earth’s vitality & diversity. </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize the depletion of natural resources. </li></ul>
  9. 11. ANIMAL RIGHTS: <ul><li>Philosophy of allowing non-human animals to have the most basic rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom to live a natural life free from human exploitation, unnecessary pain & suffering. </li></ul><ul><li>Issues which concern people involved in animal rights fur, wool, wildlife, medical experimentations, use of animals in entertainment, aquariums & zoos. </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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