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natural resource

n.
A material source of wealth, such as timber, fresh water, or a mineral deposit, that occurs in a natural state and has economic value.

natural resource

Something, such as a forest, a mineral deposit, or fresh water, that is found in nature and is necessary or useful to humans.
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Noun1.natural resource - resources (actual and potential) supplied by naturenatural resource - resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature
resource - available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
land resources - natural resources in the form of arable land
mineral resources - natural resources in the form of minerals
renewable resource - any natural resource (as wood or solar energy) that can be replenished naturally with the passage of time
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Additionally, the report says a Raptor Management and Biological Resource Management Plan is outlined in the EIR.
Offering primary cells and culture products will enhance our position as the world's leading biological resource center and provide our customers more high-quality reagents for their research.
ATCC is the first biological resource organization to garner ANSI accreditation as a standards development organization.
The firm's co-founder and director, Fan Mingwei, stated that these human living cells are first sourced from a patient or purchased from a US biological resource and research company, and that a significant number of these cells have to be grown before they can be used to print biological parts and organs, among other things.
The difference is drastically reduced emissions of pollution and the fact SoyDiesel can by manufactured from a renewable, biological resource grown in the state of Ohio.
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With the world's largest and most diverse collection of human, animal, and plant cell lines, as well as molecular genomic tools, microorganisms, and biological products, ATCC is a trusted biological resource for the worldwide research community.
The completed Biological Resource Assessment has found no evidence of protected desert wildlife, which is the main environmental issue that has the potential to hinder a project such as this.
States parties to CBD have addressed avian influenza, not as a biological resource subject to CBD but as a threat to biological diversity.
The blood shortage is the worst challenge the health system faces in terms of doing without a key biological resource," he says.
Contract notice: Open Tender N O 1555: Supply, Installation And Commissioning Of An Information System For The Ferdinand Biological Resource Center Cabanne.
With this third edition guide, New Mexico-based biologist, educator, and biological resource consultant Franke hopes to entice visitors to get off the beaten track to enjoy some of the less-visited locations in Costa Rica's national system of parks and preserves--and encourage their preservation in the process.

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