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Natural resource


noun, plural: natural resources

Any of the materials derived from or part of the environment.


On the basis of origin, resources may be divided into:

Resources may also be classified based on their stage of development

With respect to renewability, resources can be categorized as:

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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... of so many genes ever happened or if its even possible through natural selection: In most observed cases organisms tend to get rid of some ... Sex makes reproduction more circumstantial, dangerous, more time and resource dependant. An ordinary sexually reproducing organism has to find ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 14703

What is biopiracy?

biopiracy is the exploitation of natural resource without proper permission of the country

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by gauthum
Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is biopiracy?
Replies: 4
Views: 5829

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... theory posits. It goes on to exemplify this:- One example of natural speciation is the diversity of the three-spined stickleback, a marine fish ... involving exploitation of alternative trophic niches owing largely to resource competition, has been a major deterministic factor driving divergence ...

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by scottie
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1136461

A question about sexual selection!

... benefit to the female with the sensory bias. The hypothesis states that natural selection has previously inbuilt some sort of preference to a female, ... conspicuous consumption, signalling the ability to afford to squander a resource simply by squandering it. Receivers know that the signal indicates ...

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by AlexB1001
Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: A question about sexual selection!
Replies: 4
Views: 8372

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... to me that you are. Secondly, with regard to the snake: Limbs have a resource cost that requires maintenance. Limbs would adversely affect digestion. ... what advantages would they provide? I guess that as random mutation and natural selection have led to them disappearing then the advantages must ...

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by Geokinkladze
Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 195430
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