Forests are lungs of earth. They purify the air we breathe, forests store carbon, and help to maintain global climate. Forests are crucial for the survival of life on earth. Forests are homes to wide variety of animal and plant species and support diversity of life forms.
The loss of forests leads to extinction of some species. Forests are life support for poor people. Majority of the poverty ridden communities depend on forest for food, wood, shelter and energy. Therefore forests provide free service for all life.
It is our duty to protect forests; hundreds of acres of forests are being destroyed by humans. Deforestation has leads to carbon pollution which causes global climate change. Deforestation also leads to natural disasters like floods and landslides which causes loss of life.