Definitions for "Natural resource"
supplied in nature like water or minerals BACK
matter or energy that is useful to man (Water is an abundant natural resource found beneath the Pinelands.)
Anything that is provided by nature, such as deposits of minerals, quality of land, old-growth forests, fish populations, etc. The availability of particular natural resources is an important determinant of comparative advantage and trade in products that depend on them. Natural resources constitute one of the primary factors of production.
Keywords:  valuable, mgmt, eco, human, something
Something that is useful to humans and exists independent of human activity.
a valuable material found in nature and used by people to meet their needs
Something that occurs in nature and is valuable to humans.
Keywords:  wonder, thing, way, especially, own
a thing of wonder -- especially when it pays its own way
Keywords:  commodity, occurs, useful
a useful commodity that occurs naturally