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NON-RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES

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French Equivalent: Ressources naturelles renouvelables

Definition:
Non—renewable natural resources are exhaustible natural resources such as mineral resources that cannot be regenerated after exploitation.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Natural resources
Renewable natural resources

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 15, 2001