Chapter 6: Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

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Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Question:

List five things you have done over the last one week to —

(a) conserve our natural resources.

(b) increase the pressure on our natural resources.

Answer:

(a) To conserve our natural resources.

  • Switching off the lights or fans to save electricity.
  • Use energy-efficient electrical appliances.
  • Avoid wasting water.
  • Use public transport to save fuel.
  • Separating wastes into biodegradable and non-biodegradable bins.

(b) To increase the pressure on our natural resources.

  • Waste food.
  • Wasting water while taking a bath.
  • Creating air pollution by burning crackers.
  • Keeping the fan on when no one was there in the room.
  • Excessive use of plastic products.


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