If we conserve the forests, the various animals and plants found here will also be protected. Thus, in a way, protection of forests means protection of biodiversity.
- The most important function of forests is that it produces mass amounts of oxygen as a by-product of photosynthesis. Oxygen is the main respiratory gas for all animals; it ensures our survival.
- Forests also prevent soil erosion and keep soil pollution in check
- Forests also play an important part in the water cycle and control the moisture levels of our ecosystem.
- It attempts to balance our ecosystem to reduce the effects of deforestation and environmental pollutions of all types.