The short answer? Trees are amazing!
The long answer?
Trees are amazing because they help our world in so many ways: Filtering the water we eventually drink, immeasurably helping keep our air clean, all while providing natural habitat to over 80% of the world’s land-roaming biodiversity.
Did you know: That the forests of the world also directly provide jobs to over 1.8 billion people? That our forests play a vital role in filtering harmful carbon from the atmosphere? That 25% of all medicines used today are derived from key ingredients which can only be found in the forest? Aspirin, for example, is created using the bark of Willow trees…
These are just a few ways that trees are so very important to the balance of this Earth. Let’s look more in depth! Here’s 6 very real reasons to protect and expand our forests, and is the reason we support One Tree Planted.