March 21, 2019 8 Comments

Happy International Day Of Forests!

International Day Of Forests was established on the 21st day of March by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly. The day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests.

Here are 10 interesting facts about forests.

  1. More than 300 million people live in the forest.
  2. The largest area of forest in the tropics remain the Amazon Basin, amounting to 81.5 million acres.
  3. 70% of the world’s animals depends on forests for their homes.
  4. Forests cover 4 billion hectares of the Earth’s surface.
  5. More than 25% of the medicines we use originate in rainforests plants.
  6. A man from India started planting trees when he was 16-years-old. He’s 47 now and lives in his own forest with rhinos, tigers and elephants.
  7. One of the reasons your lungs feel refreshed when walking through a pine forest is because of an anti-inflammatory compound called a-Pinene, found in conifers.
  8. In Japan, doctors would prescribe “Forest therapy” to treat depression and anxiety.
  9. 20% of the Earth’s oxygen is produced by Amazon Forest.
  10. About 80% of the Earth’s original forests have been cleared or destroyed.

8 Responses

free 69
free 69

November 21, 2019

wants some

Israa
Israa

November 18, 2019

Thanks alot, a
nd Frank thats not nice…

benamin
benamin

November 14, 2019

hi

cool
cool

November 06, 2019

thankyou for the facts

Frank
Frank

November 04, 2019

shut up justin idiot

Justin
Justin

November 04, 2019

thank you a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Justin
Justin

October 22, 2019

thank you a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Justin
Justin

October 22, 2019

thank you a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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