The Different Types of Natural Resources

The earth where we will is full of natural resources. Our planet can sustain or provide for the survival of living things including us, humans. This planet was perfectly created only for us. There is no other planet that can provide edible food, clean and safe water, and other natural resources that are regarded to be very useful. In this article, the different types of natural resources are to be mentioned. There are eight common natural resources that are present everywhere, in every area around the globe.

Natural resources includes air, soil, minerals, animals, water, energy, metals, and plants. All of these are being used by us. Also, these natural resources are grouped into two types which refer to the renewable resources like energy which can come back. On the other hand, there is the non-renewable energy that do not come back once it is consumed. An example of the non-renewable energy is oil. Then, how come that there is an uneven distribution of natural resources? It is because of uneven distribution of humans.

In an area where there are too many people living yet the natural resources are not enough, it will soon be consumed. As the world’s population is continually increasing, it requires more resources to be used by everyone. Coal and oil which are known as non-renewable resources are continually being used up. These resources help in the economy of a nation. These non-renewable resources also have negative consequences that greatly affect the environment resulting to climate change or global warming.


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