Revision Notes For Class 10 Science Chapter 16 - Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Our natural resources are generally classified into renewable and non-renewable resources. We are more depended non-renewable resources for most of our needs and this is our biggest downfall. The biggest one being resource depletion, where the resource is being exhausted faster than it can form.

Furthermore, non-renewable resources cause a lot of pollution, and this can have a detrimental effect on the environment. This is very evident in places that are highly populated – the people that live there are prone to various pollution-related illness and disease.

CBSE Class 10 Science Chapter 16 Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Further Reading

Natural Resources PDF
Types of Pollution

Frequently asked Questions on CBSE Class 10 Science Notes Chapter 16: Sustainable Management of Natural Resource


What is ‘Sustainable development’?

Sustainable development is defined as an approach to developing or growing by using resources in a way that allows for them to renew or continue to exist for others.


What are the types of ‘Natural resources’?

Natural resources include oil, coal, natural gas, metals, stone and sand. Air, sunlight, soil and water are other natural resources.


What are the main reasons for ‘Water pollution’?

1. Rapid urban development 2. Improper sewage disposal 3. Oil spills 4. Chemical waste dumping 5. Radioactive waste discharge


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