Forest Our Lifeline

Forests are also called the lungs of the earth because green plants absorb the excess carbon dioxide and give back oxygen. Large scale deforestation has resulted in reduced forest cover on the earth. Deforestation has many adverse effects on our environment. It has resulted in reduced habitat for wildlife. It also leads to soil erosion which is not good for the environment. Forest is an important source of various raw materials which are needed to make many items. Many tribal people depend on forests for their livelihood. They take firewood, fruits, medicinal herbs and many other useful items from forests.

Forest Quiz