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Although coal and petroleum are produced by degradation of biomass, yet we need to conserve them. Why? Mention two reasons.
Although coal and petroleum are produced by degradation of biomass, yet we need to conserve them because they are non-renewable sources of energy. It takes millions of years for this biomass to form coal and petroleum. It is not easily replenished. If we continue over-exploiting them, we may run out of fossil fuels in the near future. We must use them in a sustainable manner because these resources will last only for a few hundred years and will be exhausted.
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