Resources are classified on the basis of origin in two ways:
i) Biotic:- All those resources which are obtained from the biosphere and have life are known as biotic resources. Biotic resources normally forest, livestock, etc are examples of renewable biotic resources.
ii) Abiotic:- All those resources which are composed of non-living things are called abiotic resources. Abiotic resources can be renewable as well as non-renewable resources. Land and water are renewable abiotic resources whereas, iron and bauxite are non-renewable abiotic resources.
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