Question - Which of the following is a non renewable resources?

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The original organic material, with the aid of heat and pressure, becomes a fuel such as oil or gas. Earth minerals and metal ores, fossil fuels (coal, petroleum, natural gas) and groundwater in certain aquifers are all considered non-renewable resources. A nonrenewable resource is a natural substance that is not replenished with the speed at which it is consumed. It is a finite resource. Fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, and coal are examples of nonrenewable resources. There are four major types of nonrenewable resources: oil, natural gas, coal, and nuclear energy. Oil, natural gas, and coal are collectively called fossil fuels. Fossil fuels were formed within the Earth from dead plants and animals over millions of years—hence the name “fossil” fuels. Oil. Liquid petroleum — crude oil — is the only nonrenewable resource in fluid form. Natural Gas. Natural gas reserves often share space with underground oil reserves, so the two nonrenewable resources are often extracted at the same time. Coal. Tar Sand and Oil Shale. Uranium. Types of Non-Renewable Energy Coal. Coal comes from the remains of plants that died hundreds of millions of years ago. Oil. Oil – also known as petroleum – can be extracted and refined in order to make products such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Natural Gas. Nuclear Energy.

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Explanation: Though, in science, water is considered a renewable resource due to the water cycle, water also has properties of a nonrenewable resource. If we were constantly losing water, then the speed at which water forms wouldn't be very sustainable, and would then be considered a nonrenewable resource.

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Soil is a non-renewable resource. Its preservation is essential for food security and our sustainable future. Soil is a finite resource, meaning its loss and degradation is not recoverable within a human lifespan. It is therefore a highly valuable natural resource, yet it is often overlooked.

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within a reasonable period of time such as our life time. Wood is an example, obtained from the harvesting of trees. It is renewable because trees can be planted and regrown within our life time. Once non-renewable resources are used, they cannot be replenished within our life time.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-renewable_resource

Earth minerals and metal ores, fossil fuels (coal, petroleum, natural gas) and groundwater in certain aquifers are all considered non-renewable resources, though individual elements are always conserved (except in nuclear reactions).

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The advantages of wind energy A wind turbine creates reliable, cost-effective, pollution-free energy. One wind turbine can be sufficient to generate energy for a household. Because wind is a source of energy which is non-polluting and renewable, the turbines create power without using fossil fuels.

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Non-renewable resources are environmental resources that cannot be replenished. Once they have been used up, there will be no more. Most non-renewable resources are minerals, which are mined, for example, gold, iron ore, titanium. Coal and oil are known as fossil fuels and are also non-renewable.

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Trees are also very important for us as a renewable resource. Trees are a natural resource that can be renewed - by the planting of trees - replacing the trees that are harvested for use by people. We depend on forest products for things like the wood we burn for heat and the wood we use to make houses and furniture.

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Nonrenewable resources are usually bad for the environment. Most nonrenewable energy resources produce carbon dioxide as a byproduct. The CO2 gets trapped in the atmosphere and is the main cause of climate change, according to most climatologists.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil_fuel

Although natural processes continually form fossil fuels, such fuels are generally classified as non-renewable resources because they take millions of years to form and the known viable reserves are being depleted much faster than new ones are being made.

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/non-renewable-energy/

Although uranium is found in rocks all over the world, nuclear power plants usually use a very rare type of uranium, U-235. Uranium is a non-renewable resource. Biomass energy, a renewable energy source, can also be a non-renewable energy source. Biomass energy uses the energy found in plants.

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Being the third most used natural resource after air and water, sand is an essential material to sustain our way of life. But unlike air and water, sand is a non-renewable resource.

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The three R's – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – represent the best strategy for conserving non-renewable oil, coal and natural gas.

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WHY IS WATER A RENEWABLE RESOURCE • Water is a renewable resource because it evaporates out of the oceans to clouds, which generate rain falling on the land. The water then runs into rivers and dams where it is used and the waste is partially cleaned before it makes its route to the sea, where the cycle begins again.

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Most sedimentary rocks form over many thousands or millions of years. Only a tiny fraction of the Earth's rocks is being replaced each year. The replacement takes so long that rocks are not considered to be renewable resources. Therefore the minerals in the rocks are non-renewable resources.