Štítek: Ecology

World Meteorological Day

Trees play such an important role in our environment. They absorb harmful carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and produce the oxygen we all need to breathe. Their roots prevent erosion by holding the soil intact and filter water by removing pollutants. With the reality of increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and more frequent and violent storms/floods, prevent devastating soil erosion has never been more important. Trees provide so many other benefits. In rural and high-poverty areas, trees improve livelihoods. They act as a source of food or as a cash crop like coffee. In urban areas, shade trees keep sidewalks and [...]

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