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Q.12:- Give two instances of
(a) Overuse of environmental resources
(b) Misuse of environmental resources.

 

Answer:

(a) Overuse of environmental resources

(i) Soil degradation due to improper crop rotation and crop shifting.



(ii) Drying up of fivers due to overuse of water from them through dams and reservoirs.

(b) Misuse of environmental resources

(i) Excess use of electricity leads lo depletion of resources like coal and water from which electricity is generated.

(ii) Excess use of petrol and diesel in vehicles.