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    På svenska: Naturresurser eller naturtillgångar är ekonomiska tillgångar som existerar i naturen utan människans inblandning. Ur vissa naturresurser kan råvaror eller primärenergi utvinnas. I motsats till naturresurser står processade och odlade resurser. Naturresurser kan indelas i förnyelsebara (till exempel vind, sol och skog) respektive de ej förnyelsebara (malm, olja, kol (bränsle) och uran). Naturresurser kan sedan indelas i biotiska resurser (organiskt material) och abiotiska resurser (exempelvis mark, dricksvatten, gruvor och mineraler). Icke förnyelsebara resurser som kan återanvändas är metaller, sten, sand och grus. Kol, olja, malm, uran och gas är exempel på resurser som inte är förnybara resurser som inte kan återanvändas. Hållbara resurser är exempelvis solstrålningen, vindens rörelser, havsvattnets rörelser, flöden i vattendrag och jordens inre värme. En konfliktresurs är en naturresurs som utvinns i ett konfliktområde och vars försäljning finansierar fortsatta strider, eller möjliggör internationell kriminalitet eller allvarliga kränkningar av mänskliga rättigheter. Ett exempel är konfliktdiamanter. Lär dig mer på Wikipedia
    In English: Natural resources are resources that are drawn from nature and used with few modifications. This includes the sources of valued characteristics such as commercial and industrial use, aesthetic value, scientific interest, and cultural value. On Earth, it includes sunlight, atmosphere, water, land, all minerals along with all vegetation, and wildlife.Natural resources are part of humanity's natural heritage or protected in nature reserves. Particular areas (such as the rainforest in Fatu-Hiva) often feature biodiversity and geodiversity in their ecosystems. Natural resources may be classified in different ways. Natural resources are materials and components (something that can be used) that can be found within the environment. Every man-made product is composed of natural resources (at its fundamental level). A natural resource may exist as a separate entity such as fresh water, air, or any living organism such as a fish, or it may be transformed by extractivist industries into an economically useful form that must be processed to obtain the resource such as metal ores, rare-earth elements, petroleum, timber and most forms of energy. Some resources are renewable, which means that they can be used at a certain rate and natural processes will restore them, whereas many extractive industries rely heavily on non-renewable resources that can only be extracted once. Natural-resource allocations can be at the center of many economic and political confrontations both within and between countries. This is particularly true during periods of increasing scarcity and shortages (depletion and overconsumption of resources). Resource extraction is also a major source of human rights violations and environmental damage. The Sustainable Development Goals and other international development agendas frequently focus on creating more sustainable resource extraction, with some scholars and researchers focused on creating economic models, such as circular economy, that rely less on resource extraction, and more on reuse, recycling and renewable resources that can be sustainably managed. Learn more at Wikipedia