Q : 6 Write a note on how forests influence the quality of our air, soil and water resources.
(i) Influence of forests on quality of air:
-Forests maintain an oxygen level in the atmosphere. And also reduces the carbon dioxide level.
-Forests maintain the temperature of the environment.
(ii) Influence of forests on quality of soil:
-The roots of the trees bind the soil together thus reducing soil erosion.
-Forests help in maintaining the nutrient cycle.
(iii) Influence of forests on quality of water:
-Forests help in conserving water thus increasing its availability.
-Forests maintain the water cycle in the atmosphere.