Non-Renewable Resources and Minerals
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Non-Renewable Resources and Minerals

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What is the characteristic of non-renewable resources?

They cannot be created or produced once the original stores are depleted

Which of the following is an example of a renewable source of energy?

Solar Energy

What is the term used to describe a natural occurrence of a useful material?

Mineral deposits

What is the process of extracting minerals from the Earth's surface or seas?

<p>Mining</p> Signup and view all the answers

What determines the presence of minerals in a particular area?

<p>The geological and meteorological history of the area</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why are minerals important in the production of products required by humans?

<p>Because they have a definite chemical composition and distinct physical properties</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main reason behind the high cost of fossil fuels?

<p>The difficulty in extracting fossil fuels</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the prediction made by M. King Hubbert in 1956?

<p>The world will reach peak oil</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main impact of the unsustainable use of fossil fuels?

<p>A great impact on our lives</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the factor that will limit the supply and cost of oil products?

<p>The cost of extraction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary reason for the depletion of fish stock in the Philippines?

<p>Overfishing</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary indicator of undernutrition in children under the age of five?

<p>Child wasting</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the trend that is observed in the transportation sector?

<p>A shift towards electric vehicles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the current state of the oil industry?

<p>The oil industry is transitioning to unconventional production</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term used to describe the share of the population that is undernourished?

<p>Undernourishment</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the Global Hunger Index (GHI) used to measure?

<p>Hunger rates</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary factor contributing to hunger?

<p>Poverty</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the significance of food security?

<p>It is of fundamental importance for human existence</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the current percentage of original forest cover in the Philippines?

<p>Less than 3%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main reason for the inadequate protection of protected forests in the Philippines?

<p>Lack of funds and political will</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the estimated annual rate of deforestation in the Philippines during the 1980s?

<p>Around 150,000 hectares per year</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the current percentage of closed forest cover in the Philippines?

<p>Around 18.3%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main purpose of the fuelwood harvested in the Philippines?

<p>For energy consumption</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the current trend of apparent roundwood consumption in the Philippines?

<p>It has been decreasing gradually</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary goal of the National Greening Program launched by the government in 2012?

<p>To plant a million hectare trees by 2016</p> Signup and view all the answers

What percentage of the animal protein consumed worldwide is represented by fish?

<p>20%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term used to describe the monetary value or cost of benefits of forest ecosystems?

<p>Value of ecosystem services</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary reason for the threat of depleting supply of fish and other resources from waters?

<p>Overfishing</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the ranking of the Philippines in terms of marine-water area?

<p>The second largest archipelago</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the contribution of fishers to the economy of the Philippines?

<p>Important contribution to sustainable incomes and employment opportunities</p> Signup and view all the answers

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