Trees are absolutely vital to our forests but they are being destroyed at an alarming rate. We would like to think that this stuff isn’t happening around us, or pretend there is nothing that we can do about it.
Below are a few simple steps into what we can do to reduce the amount of trees being destroyed each and every day on this beautiful Earth:
- plant a tree
- go paperless
- recycle and buy recycled products
- eat vegetarian as much as possible
- look for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on wood and wood products
These are just a few ways that, over time, will develop great habits and the more people who are willing to participate in these activities, lead to a greater outcome in deforestation.
Ending deforestation is also one of the quickest ways we can make sure that we curb global warming and all of the effects it causes on our Earth as well. Companies should be holding their supply chains accountable for proper policies put in place to ensure safe practices for our environment. They should also do as much as they can when they’re recycling wood, paper, and fiber products to be thrown away or discarded.
Trees paint the canvas for our forests and their natural beauty has so many added benefits to our ecosystem. They’re an extremely important part of life on Earth and we shouldn’t be taking advantage of that.