Modern Civilization



Trees are beautiful and useful gifts of nature. There are many different types of trees that grow. Trees are food for man and all herbivorous animals. They are great friends of men. The roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds of trees may be edible.  They give us flowers, fruits, timber, bamboo, fuels, etc. We get wood from the trees to make furniture, doors, windows, etc. They are important because they give us fresh air to breathe, food to eat and shelter/shade from sunlight and rainfall. They are also a great source of materials for paper, rubber, gums, herbs and medicinal plants. Apart from this, there are plants and trees that have medicinal value. They are the sources of many supply life-saving drugs.

Trees are a part and parcel of earthly life. They are also home to many wildlife species. Animals seek the shade and shelter of trees. They are the natural habitat of many animals and birds. Birds build their nests in trees. Reptiles and insects also live in trees. All life directly or indirectly owes its existence to them.

They bring peacefulness; create a pleasing and relaxing environment. They release oxygen which we need for our life. When we breathe and burn, we produce carbon dioxide. Trees replace this carbon dioxide with oxygen. They are our best friends because they clean the air we breathe. The green leaves of trees absorb carbon dioxide and break it up into carbon and oxygen. They help in reflecting the harmful rays of the sun and maintaining a balanced temperature. They are sources of fruits and flowers.

Trees help in binding the soil. They protect us from severe weather. Trees and forests also play a role in maintaining the hydrological cycle and rainfall patterns. They help make the land fertile. We get good crops out of fertile land. Trees are Nature’s bounty. They prevent land erosion and guard us against pollution. We must not cut down trees. Thus, trees keep up the ecological balance. We must protect trees, and help grows more trees. Felling of trees disturbs the eco-system. They prevent drought and floods. We should preserve trees and plants with great care. We must stop cutting more trees, otherwise, he will suffer greatly.