What is meant by exhaustible natural resources? Name any two exhaustible natural resources.
The resources which are present in a limited amount in nature are known as exhaustible natural resources. They can be exhausted by human activities. Examples of these resources are forests, wildlife, minerals, coal, petroleum, natural gas etc. It
Examples: Forests, wildlife, minerals, coal, petroleum, natural gas etc.
It is, therefore, necessary that we use these fuels only when absolutely necessary. It took millions of years for the dead organisms to get converted into coal, petroleum, natural gas etc.