Global Overview of Resource Distribution Flashcards

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What are essential resources?

Essential resources are important for our survival, such as food, water and air.

What are non-essential resources?

Non-essential resources are not necessary for our survival but improve our standard of living, such as luxury goods, high-end electronics, designer clothing and recreational vehicles.

What are renewable resources?

Renewable resources can replenish to replace the portion of the resource that has been consumed or used, such as wood, water and food.

What are non-renewable resources?

Non-renewable resources cannot be readily replaced by natural means at a pace that matches consumption, such as fossil fuels and metal ores.

How are resources distributed globally?

Resources are not distributed evenly, with some regions having greater access to certain resources while others struggle.

Societies need water, food, and energy to function, but these resources are not always available.

Why are water, food and energy important for societies?

Water, food and energy are essential for societies to function as modern societies, supporting survival and development.

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