Consumption of Natural Resources
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... The world's natural resources have been the object of debate for some time because they can be depleted. This is where the issue of consumption comes in. The world's developed countries are notorious for their excess consumption. This implies that most of them may diminish their resources. Additionally, excess consumption among these industrialized nations also produces more waste than their environments can handle. Consequently, they are destroying their environment and other countries' environments too.1
Overall consumption rates
Statistics show that the United States is the largest consumer of almost all natural resources. The US tops consumption in natural gas, 2 oil, coffee, corn, zinc, lead, a...