Steps to Conserve Natural Resources

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Steps to Conserve Natural Resources

By | April 2013
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Steps to Conserve Natural Resources
Natural resources are actually nature's gift to mankind to help us live a comfortable and peaceful life. But, at the same time, we as human beings have the responsibility of conserving natural resources by taking the right steps. This will help us maintain the environmental balance and satisfy our needs to the maximum. These days, the biggest concern before us is the fast reduction of natural resources such as water, natural gas, and forests. A planned and prudent use of the resources alone can protect from getting extinct. First, water is the most important natural resource which should be conserved by adopting strict rules and measurements. Often, we see wastage of water on a large-scale which can be avoided by conducting training and information sessions to educate people. People should use minimum water for daily needs such as washing cars and utensils. Whenever you see open taps, you should immediately go and close them properly to save water.

Second, apart from water, steps must also be taken to save natural gas. There are several households which make use of natural gas for heating water in their homes. Instead, if you can have a water heater empty out of a tank, then you will be successful in minimizing excessive use of natural gas. Developing and using solar and hydro power can be a great way of saving natural resources. While the rays of the sun can be used for producing solar energy, also hydro power can be generated by making use of water flow in a dam.

Third, forests are also a precious gift for humans from nature as they provide us protection from the harmful rays of the sun and also with products such as gums and resins. But, over the years, deforestation has affected several regions of the world in a negative way. So, we should participate in campaigns for preserving forests and also take up tasks of planting new trees for our protected future.

In conclusion, keeping the environment clean and healthy...