Nonrenewable Resource

Science / Marine Biology / Nonrenewable Resource: A resource that is in limited supply and can't be replenished by natural processes, at least not for thousands of years or more. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable resources. Compare renewable resource.

Renewable Resource

Science / Marine Biology / Renewable Resource: A resource that can be replenished through natural processes within a human life span, if it is soundly managed. Compare nonrenewable resource. MORE

Renewable Resources

Business / Agriculture / Renewable Resources: Natural resources, sometimes called flow resources, that replenish themselves within time limits that permit sustained use, in contrast to nonrenewable resources. Congress recognized the renewable nat MORE

Nonrenewable Resources

Business / Agriculture / Nonrenewable Resources: Nonrenewable resources, in contrast to renewable resources, do not naturally replenish themselves within time limits that permit sustained yield (i.e., minerals and hydrocarbons, such as phosphate roc MORE

Resource Conservation And Recovery Act

Business / Real Estate / Resource Conservation And Recovery Act: Federal law administered by the EPA which regulates the generation, processing and transportation of hazardous waste. MORE

Resource Conservation And Development Program (RC and D)

Business / Agriculture / Resource Conservation And Development Program (RC and D): The RC&D program, initiated in 1962 under authority of Food and Agriculture Act of 1962 (P.L. 87-703), assists multi-county areas in enhancing conservation, water quality, wildlife habitat, recreation MORE

Resource

Technology / Computers / Resource: Generally, any item that can be used. Devices such as printers and disk drives are resources, as is memory. In many operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and the Macintosh operating system, t MORE

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