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Top 10 Reasons Why Trees Are Valuable and Important

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Friday, December 14, 2012, In : Forests & Land Management 

Trees are essential to life as we know it and are the ground troops on an environmental frontline. Our existing forest and the trees we plant work in tandem to make a better world.

1. Trees Produce Oxygen

Let's face it, we could not exist as we do if there were no trees. A mature leafy tree produces as much oxygen in a season as 10 people inhale in a year. What many people don't realize is the forest also acts as a giant filter that cleans the air we breathe.

2. Trees Clean the Soil

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Forests and reforestation (article in Greek)

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Friday, August 3, 2012, In : Forests & Land Management 

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