Question

‘Forests are essential for maintaining an ecological balance.’ Justify the statement with suitable arguments.

Answer

Forests are essential for maintaining an ecological balance:

  • Forests provide safe habitat to the wild animals.
  • Many people depend on forests for their livelihood.
  • Forests help to prevent soil erosion.
  • It helps to produce humus which is helpful to maintain fertility of soil.
  • It helps us to breathe by converting carbon dioxide into oxygen.