The importance of trees to absorb

The átrees they are vital for absorb CO2 and decontaminate the air we breathe.

Today the capacity of the forest masses as producers of oxygen and much of the planet is deforested or damaged jungles, forests and ecosystems with huge amounts of trees and other plants.

For our society it is very easy and fast to generate huge amounts of CO2 But trees and ecosystems have a hard time absorbing so many gases.

An average tree of good size can purify between 20 and 45 kg of air in 1 year depending on the species.

Each hectare of forest can contain approximately 1000 trees, but it must be taken into account that trees capture more CO2 when they are growing when they reach adults their capacity decreases a little.

Each person emits approximately 3,9 tons of CO2 per year, so it would take more than 9000 million hectares of forests to be able to capture that amount of CO2.

But the opposite is happening since millions of hectares of forest stands on the planet so the environmental balance is really upset. The balance is negative because a lot of CO2 is emitted and little CO2 is absorbed.

It is very important to conserve forests and jungles because the set of trees and shrubs work better together than just each individual.

La deforestation You must stop and start reforesting with native species at the sites where the forestations were cut down. But it is also vital to reduce our personal carbon footprint.

Until now, trees are the most efficient way to absorb pollution, there are no artificial techniques to replace this capacity, so we must take care of them.

The worse the a government-protected that we breathe lower will be the quality of life that we will have and human health will be affected more, we must not forget this aspect.

SOURCE: Sustainable-tourism


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