Non-Renewable Resource


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Non-Renewable Resource

Any natural resource that does not replenish itself. Any use of a non-renewable resource reduces the amount available to be used in the future. The finite amount of non-renewable resources may influence their prices on the open market. Major examples of non-renewable resources are coal and oil.
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Soil is a natural non-renewable resource which is responsible to feed the population ofglobe.
The ambassador who is participating in the meetings indicated in statement to SUNA that Khartoum meetings would enhance the economic movement, stressing the necessity for the variation of the resources for the oil resources are a non-renewable resource.
Magno added the funding will also help ensure that host communities will maximize the benefits from non-renewable resource extraction.
Saskatchewan has in the past used high surpluses stemming from non-renewable resource revenues to reduce core government debt and has maintained low debt levels despite recent volatility in potash prices and increased infrastructure spending.
Equally serious, the taking of the phosphate rock depletes a non-renewable resource, enriching the Moroccan government as occupying power and entrenching its occupation of Western Sahara while denying the full potential of the resource to an eventually independent Sahrawi people.
The development of this market is driven by the fact that renewable chemicals decouple economic growth from finite, non-renewable resource consumption, and also help diversify the feedstock portfolio.
The program responds to major environment issues facing the planet including climate change, waste reduction and non-renewable resource management.
It is a non-renewable resource and urgently requires protection.
Firstly peat renews at approximately one mm per year, therefore it is considered a non-renewable resource.
Instead, we hope to cooperate with other countries in the use of rare earths on the basis of win-win outcomes and jointly protect the non-renewable resource," he added.
Al-Zebeir Ahmed Al-Hassan made the remarks at the Sudanese national assembly at discussions over the Abyei referendum law stressing that oil is a non-renewable resource.
The soft-drink maker also said the bottle has a lower reliance on a non-renewable resource, reducing carbon emissions by up to 25%, compared with other petroleum-based PET plastic bottles.