The Importance of Trees

Edge of the Word Forest

The Importance of Trees is our first FREE course at ‘Learn With Word Forest’. Enrol to learn about the different types of forests, why we plant in the tropics and the benefits of the variety of species we plant in Kenya. Also, what trees do for our planet and its inhabitants, including the benefits on […]

How Trees Lock In Carbon

Leaf detail by AStoKo on Pixabay

Trees release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide, as if they breathe in the opposite way humans do. They do this through photosynthesis, a process in which light energy from the sun is converted into chemical energy, some of which is then stored as carbohydrates (e.g. sugars and starches).  During daylight hours, pores called stomata on […]

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