-What is a natural resource?
-Anything from the environment to meet human wants or needs
-Numerous ways to categorize natural resources
1. Finite Resources-going to have a limited amount-something that cannot
be regenerated on a human time
MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
Key concept: how human have impacted natural resources
1) Development of Ideas
George Perkins Marsh (1864) - published Man and Nature; landmark study; dealt with human influence on woods, water, and soil
*Read Hill and Meyers from sakai.
What is a natural resource?
Anything from the environment to meet human wants or needs
A resource with a limited amount and cannot be regenerated on the
human time scale
Ex: fossil fuels, rate