Natural resource is defined as form of energy and or matter which is essential for the functioning of organisms, population and ecosystems. Natural resource refers to any form of energy or matter essential for the fulfillment of physiological, socio­economic and culture needs both as undivided or a community.The basic ecological variables - energy, space, 'time and diversity are sometimes combined are called natural resources.This natural resource is maintaining ecological balance among them. The natuial resources include all the land, water, minerals, vegetation, wildlife and sceneries all of which remain useful to human society in one way or other. 

A natural resource is anything that people can use which comes from nature. People do not make natural resources, but gather them from the earth. Examples of natural resources are air, water, wood, oil, wind energy, iron etc. The most important natural resources are wood, soil, oil, minerals, petroleum, water, etc. such resources are called as natural resources because all are God gifted and found naturally, no one is made by the human beings. Human beings cannot create the natural resource however can modify and use accordingly. natural resources. Since many years, the nature and natural resources are being exploited by the human beings from the start of civilization, urbanization, technological advancement and industrialization. People have been involved with their closed eyes in the cutting trees and forests for fulfilling the need of fuel, building materials for boats, shelter, houses, etc. Renewable and nonrenewable are two types of natural resources. We can say wood (one of the main natural resources) a renewable source. Other sources like fish, animals and forests can also be renewed if not over-harvested. we need to follow conservation methods to conserve the natural resources especially non-renewable resources on urgent basis. We should start using some alternative forms of energy in order to reduce the burden on the natural resources. Alternative forms of energy are like sunlight instead of electric lights. Thus, it is our responsibility to conserve natural resources or they will get depleted from the universe. It is ourselves who should spread awareness about this great God given given gift.