Resources are the life-blood of any industrialized civilization, and thus Man has always been concerned with their continued availability. In primitive societies, which basically depended on agricultural products, the total need for raw materials, and also the varieties required, were comparatively modest. Thus, if they ran out of specific materials, or if natural disasters such as droughts and floods threatened their agricultural production, early humans simply migrated to a better locale.
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