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resources that aren't replaced in a useful time

nonrenewable resources

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a substance that provides energy such as heat, light, motion or electricity

fuel

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the energy-rich substances from remains

fossil fuel

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a mixture of methane and other gases

natural gas

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energy form the sun

solar energy

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electricity produced by flowing water

hydroelectric power

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the splitting of atoms nucleus making it into 2 nuclei

nuclear fission

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reducing energy use

energy conservation

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resources that will never get used up

inexhaustible resource

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naturally replaced in a relatively short time

renewable resource

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resources that are not replaced at a useful time frame

non-renewable

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practice of managing the use of resources wisely so the resources last longer

conservation

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the process by which water, wind, or ice moves particles of rocks or soil

erosion

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the soil becomes less fertile

nutrient depletion

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a material that occurs naturally in the environment

natural resource

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