International Day of Forests – March 21, 2022

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International Day of Forests – March 21, 2022

Let’s Nurture Nature!

If you’re reading this, I am sure you are aware of how critical it is to restore our forests and safeguard the environment. But here are a few more compelling reasons to do so!

1. Jobs

We know it’s hard to believe, but jobs are dependent on afforestation. Approximately 1.6 billion people rely on forests for their livelihood in a variety of ways, including logging, carpentry, and woodworking.

2. Climate Change

Climate change shows no sign of slowing down. Planting trees is one of the most effective ways to slow this progress. Trees have a critical function in removing carbon dioxide & releasing oxygen into our atmosphere and defending us against natural disasters.

3. Doctor’s Order

Trees are nature’s great healers, but their abilities go beyond environmental and biodiversity improvements. For generations, woods have offered medicine to indigenous and traditional civilizations, from numerous Cat’s Claw vines found in the Amazon rainforest to gorgeous Chaga mushrooms blooming of birch trees in the Russian taiga.

4. Call It Home

Forests are home to 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity, including many endangered and unique species. More than 300 million people live directly in the world’s woods, which are home to more than just plants and animals.

5. Makes Everything Better

From the dawn of time, forests have been a part of our world. As a result, it is our responsibility to protect our forests. Trees have always been on the giving end of things with the gift of food, medicine, shade, shelter, and so much more. It’s past time for us to return the favor to Mother Nature.

To commemorate International Forest Day, plant a tree or go on a nature walk today! Take this time to express your gratitude for everything they do for us while also ensuring that future generations will be able to enjoy the same benefits, we do.

Source:
https://onetreeplanted.org/blogs/stories/celebrate-international-day-of-forests

Climate Change Fund:
https://www.i-believe.org/project/gbri-climate-change-fund/

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