What is the importance of forest as a resource?
Forests are renewable resources which
- provide habitat, food and protection to wildlife.
- help in balancing C02 and 02 of atmosphere. .
- improve water holding capacity of soil.
- regulate water cycle.
- are the source for all essential commodities like fuel wood, timber, pulp and paper, etc., for human beings.
- provide useful products like fruits, resins, gums, essential oils, bidi wrapper, etc.