State any five points highlighting the importance of forests to mankind.


Five importance of forests to mankind are

  • Forests maintain the ecological balance in nature.
  • Forests are the habitat for the living organisms.
  • Forests are reservoirs of oxygen.
  • Forests help to maintain the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in nature.
  • Forests prevent soil erosion, harvest rainwater naturally and maintain soil fertility.
  • Forests provide us many useful products, such as wood, paper, fruits, spices, fuel, etc.