Importance of Forests

Beyond doing the right thing for each of us individually and for the planet, increasing forest coverage, in any country, has in fact many many advantages, besides CO2 capture, such as:

  • oxygen production,
  • better air quality,
  • lower temperatures,
  • increased humidity,
  • stopping soil erosion,
  • prevents desertification,
  • water retention,
  • conserving biodiversity,
  • employing people,
  • creating abundant foodstuff,
  • increasing flora,
  • increasing fauna,
  • providing outdoor recreation,
  • beautifying the country,
  • etc.

In short, forest are essential for life on this planet, protecting them or restoring forest coverage is all about caring and ensuring to leave the same living conditions we have known for the generations who will live after us on Earth.