(a) What are natural resources? Name some of the important natural resources.
(b) State two factors which work against an equitable distribution of natural resources.
(a)Natural resources are the resources present in nature, which can be used for our various needs. The examples of such resources are forests, wildlife, water, coal, petroleum, etc.
(b)Two factors that work against the equitable distribution of these resources are:
(i) human greed
(ii) corruption and the lobby of the rich and the powerful