5 facts you didn't know about the importance of trees

Updated: Nov 23, 2020

Trees, they are like mothers. They provide us with food, shelter, oxygen and what not.

So now, I will be sharing facts about trees which I am very sure you are not aware of. And also, it will help and regulate you guys to grow at least a single plant . And thanks to people who already are, because you guys are saving mother earth and US.

Trees benefit health

Research shows that within minutes of being surrounded by trees and green space, your blood pressure drops, your heart rate slows and your stress levels come down. And that's because when you enter pure oxygen zone your lungs relax and your heart beats calmer.

Trees benefit the environment

Trees absorb carbon dioxide as they grow and the carbon that they store in their wood helps slow the rate of global warming and if you didn't have a plant or a tree in your office, 'as there will be no air flow you will be breathing the same carbon dioxide you and your subordinates are exhaling and that reduces your lifespan by 13%".

Trees also help prevent flooding and soil erosion, absorbing thousands of litres of stormwater or ' the world would be a swimming pool for aquatic life and an apocalypse for humans'.

Trees boost wildlife

When young, they offer habitation and food to amazing communities of birds, insects, lichen and fungi. When ancient, their trunks also provide the hollow cover needed by species such as bats, woodboring beetles, tawny owls and woodpeckers.

One mature oak can be home to as many as 500 different species.

Trees protect the future

Soon, for the first time in history, the number of people with homes in cities will outstrip those living in the countryside. Parks and trees will become an even more vital component of urban life. We must respect them and protect them for the future.

Trees grow the economy

People are attracted to live, work and invest in green surroundings. Research shows that average house prices are 5-18% higher when properties are close to mature trees.


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