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How we obtain our Resources.  Harvesting involves collecting material that is above ground or close to the surface.  Peat and wood are harvested materials.

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1 How we obtain our Resources

2  Harvesting involves collecting material that is above ground or close to the surface.  Peat and wood are harvested materials.

3  Peat is made from decayed plant matter. It is burned for energy and forms in bogs and wetlands. Peat is not as widely used as it used to be.

4  Mining involves digging deep into the ground. Resources that we mine include rocks, minerals and coal.

5  Shaft is dug parallel to deposit  Explosives are used to loosen the deposit  Dangers:  Mine collapse  Explosion of natural gas stores  Lung disease from mine air pollutants  More expensive, but less environmental damage compared to surface mining

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7  Drilling involves putting a well thousands of feet into the ground to reach natural gas or oil.

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9  cOoE cOoE

10  Extracting Crude Oil Extracting Crude Oil


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