CBSE Class 10 Answered
Discuss any four uses of forests.
Forests are extremely important for the survival of all living beings. Four important uses of forests are
1. Forests provide food, fibre, fuel, fodder and fruits to living beings.
2. Forests give us oxygen and take in carbon dioxide.
3. The roots of the trees hold the soil, preventing soil erosion, floods and landslides.
4. They add leaves, twigs and branches to the soil which decomposes to become humus. This increases the fertility of the soil.