Natural resources may be biotic, or deriving from living organisms or organic materials, or abiotic, which come from inorganic materials. A natural resource is a raw material, or a non-human made material provided by the... More »

The natural resources of Puerto Rico include minerals, stone, sand, ocean waters, tree and crude oil. Another natural resource is the fertile land that is used to grow various crops. Puerto Rico's natural resources are a... More »

Iraq’s primary natural resource is petroleum, but the country also has an abundance of natural gas, phosphates and sulfur. As of 2014, Iraqi officials report that the country’s petroleum reserves represent 115 billion ba... More »

There are numerous natural resources in the world, but 10 of the most important are fossil fuels, which include petroleum, coal and natural gas; minerals, forests and vegetation; animals; air and wind; water; sunlight; s... More »

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New Zealand has a wealth of natural resources, including petroleum, minerals and clean water. While many of these resources are from the land, others are found in the waters that surround it. Oil is one of its major expo... More »

Four types of pyroclastic materials include ash, lapilli, lava blocks and floating rocks. Pyroclastic materials are ejected during a volcano. Ash is the most common type of pyroclastic material. More »

Examples of natural resources include air, water, soil, plants, animals, raw materials, space, land, wind and energy. Natural resources come from the environment and are not man-made. Some are essential for survival, whi... More »