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Renewable resources

A natural resource that can be replaced at the Same rate in which the resource in consumed

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Non renewable resources

A resource that forms at a rate that is much slower then the consumer

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Overpopulation

The presence of too many individuals in an area for the available resources

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Biodiversity

The number and variety of organisms in a given area

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Conservation

The preservation and wise use of natural resources

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Recycling

The process of recovering valuable or useful materials from waste or scrap

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Pollution

An unwanted change in the environment.