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Why is it necessary to conserve forests?  State any two ways to conserve forest. 

Asked by Harshraj5118 | 01 Feb, 2019, 11:04: AM
Expert Answer

Need to conserve forests:

  • They provide habitat for wildlife and are an important constituent of the various food chains and food webs.
  • They are needed for the smooth functioning of biogeochemical cycles.
  • They help in the formation of humus and maintaining soil fertility.
  • They purify air and protect the earth from the greenhouse effect.
  • The sports equipment industry paper industry, lac manufacturing industry, the timber industry, and furniture industry depend on forests.
  • Many fruits, medicines, dyes, sandalwood, and bamboo is obtained from forests by the local people.
  • Forests provide employment to a large number of people and also help in generating revenue.

Ways to conserve forests:

  • Afforestation and reforestation
  • Declaring a large patch of forests as ‘sacred groves’
  • Joint Forest Management (JFM)
  • Regulated and planned cutting of trees
  • Control over forest fire
  • Check over forest clearance for agricultural and habitation purposes
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