WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF AFFORESTATION ON ENVIRONMENT
Asked by 100.akash | 17th Sep, 2008, 09:27: PM
Afforestation is the process of establishing a forest on land that is not a forest, or has not been a forest for a long time by planting trees or their seeds.
Varous benefits are -
- Increased ground water level
- Increased rainfall
- Balanced water cycle
- more water holding capacity of soil.
- Decreased pollution level
- better natural balance
- provides habitat for organisms, therfore better biodiversity.
- decreased chance of floods & droughts
Answered by | 17th Sep, 2008, 09:58: PM
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