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any material in nature that people use and value natural resources
resources earth replaces naturally renewable resources
resources that can not be replaced nonrenewable resources
clearing of trees deforestation
planting trees to replaced lost forestland reforestation
nonrenewable resources found by plants and animals from millions of years ago fossil fuels
petroleum pumped out of the ground crude oil
factories that process crude oil into usable oil and fuels refineries
the production of electricity through the power of water, like rivers and dams (renewable) hydroelectric power
wind power is another renewable source of energy (1 example) wind mills
solar energy is renewable energy (1 example) solar panels
heat in the ground; pipes in 10 foot deep ditches to warm/cool the air geothermal
from splitting atoms; waste produced is radioactive for thousands of years nuclear waste
4 mineral resources metals,salts,rocks,and gems
natural resources(5) plants,animals,minerals,water,etc.
Created by: rosso10152008
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