You are in contact with trees every single day, but how much do you really know about them? Trees are responsible for providing us with oxygen, which is the very backbone of all life. Without trees there’s a good chance humanity wouldn’t be around. It’s only fair that we get to know them a little better.
Here are some crazy facts about trees that will surprise you:
Its true! Most of these forests span the very east and west of the country with a great number of them being found in our National Parks.
Each tree does this through photosynthesis, where the tree takes in sunlight and carbon dioxide in order to make food for the tree, the oxygen it makes is just a byproduct!
Many of these different species of trees are localized in countries near the equator. Each of these trees also vary in the way they look as well.
Trees add an extra aesthetic and recreational benefit to these retail establishments which promote better reviews from reviewers.
Trees are a vital part of the water purification system, as they filter the water through their roots and then pass the clean water into streams and rivers.
This holiday was created by the United Nations on November 28th, in 2012. Usually on this day many different nations organize tree planting campaigns to raise awareness about the importance of trees and forests.
This study took place over the span of 30 years and investigated the benefits of maintaining 95,000 trees in the Chicago area.
This kind of pollution reduction is extremely significant when it is considered that much of the carbon emissions that hard the Earth come from cars and other road vehicles.
The many different species in NYC all have different purposes, with one of the most important being the London planetree which is the most efficient at pollution scrubbing.
This kind of reduction is extremely beneficial when it comes to the grand scheme of all carbon emissions, as less power usage means less fossil fuel burning!
These trees can all be found on the NYC Parks Tree Map!
Studies conducted at the University of Rochester found that nature had an invigorating effect on people, making them more prone to describing themselves as feeling “more alive.” Being around nature generates a calming effect in us.
These facts go to show just how important and amazing trees are, and just how much they impact our lives. Trees are vital to the Earth, and as we are all living on the Earth, its our job to make sure the trees are granted every advantage possible.