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Man is considered as the most intelligent and domination species on the Earth. He has used and overused most of the resources of the Earth for his physical comfort and leisure, besides fulfilling his basic needs. During last few centuries, man has developed various tools and technologies to exploit the resources of the Earth on a very large scale. Now the activities of the human beings, due to increased industrialization, are compelling them to think seriously about the damage done to the various resources of the Earth.
Deep down in the Earth, trapped by layers of rocks, lie pools of thick, thick black liquid called oil. It is a fossil fuel, produced from decayed animals and animals that lived in seas millions of years ago. Properly termed as petroleum, it has become a vital commodity in the world.
Burning of fossil fuels also causes air pollution. So the lesser we use it, the better it is for our mother Earth. It will also conserve the fossil fuels.
Once refined, it is the source of petrol, kerosene and diesel fuels. Close to oil reserves, there are often deposits of natural gas, which are also produced by bacterial breakdown of ancient marine life. Development of technology has provided us the method to extract these minerals profitably from inside the Earth. However, the rate of utilization of these minerals has increased tremendously in modern times. We know that petroleum is a non- renewable resource because their deposits cannot be replenished easily. We can conserve these oils by using them judiciously and using wasteful practices, so that they may last longer.
Life in any community depends on the availability of sources of energy. The term energy crisis refers to the steady decrease in the availability of the sources of energy for the sustained growth of a nation’s, or indeed the world’s economy. So it is necessary to preserve these non- renewable resources.
It is well said that the Earth has sufficient to satisfy the needs of the people but not the greed of even one individual. Overexploitation of natural resources is a global phenomenon. To tackle this problem effectively, it is essential that several national and international agencies work together
We should remember that “Man belongs to Earth; Earth does not belong to man.” We have to live as the one of the living species and as a part of nature, and not as the master of nature. If used carefully, oil and petroleum can make a country very rich and prosperous but excessive use of oil and petroleum will force everyone to walk in the future instead of riding of riding a vehicle.

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