If we look at annual figures, approximately three and six billion trees are being felled worldwide. There is so much that is produced from trees and this means there is a big need in the marketplace. Such as timber to construct dwellings, paper for writing on and even toilet paper for, well you know. It is possible to act to save our forests even though we have to accept that many of the products made from trees are necessary.
Despite the fact that we have Arbor Day, and everyone should plant a tree every Arbor Day, that is only taking care of a small part of the problem. This is because almost all people don’t go out and plant a tree. If they did, we would be all ready to go.
The worldwide population is probably around the 7 billion mark. That is just an approximation since you can’t keep an exact count. The number of trees around the world would be restored if every individual used Arbor Day as a reason to plant a tree. But again, this is never going to occur.
Thus, planting trees is something you need to consider if you are worried about the air we breathe and the environment. And I don’t mean to merely go out once every year and plant a tree. Planting a tree monthly is a good goal or why not each week? It is just a fact that many people will never give any thought to conservation or planting trees, so we need to make up for this ourselves.
On Arbor Day, the number of trees planted ranges from 8 to 15 million. Thus annually, we have a shortage of roughly 5 billion trees. Unfortunately, this is not getting any better.
I actually have a solution to the problem entirely although individuals should still keep on planting trees whenever they can. What could really take care of this problem is if each lumber business or tree farmer, by law, had to plant two saplings for each tree they cut down, so our tree issue wouldn’t be an issue anymore.
We will have to continue to resolve this situation ourselves until there is the political willpower to make these changes. Keeping those tree numbers up isn’t going to actually take a great deal of effort. The number of trees chopped down annually could be replaced if ten percent of the world’s population planted one tree once a month. Annually, this would mean the planting of roughly 7 billion trees. And that 1 billion surplus of trees are just what we need to get our tree population back to where it should be.
Every person concerned about the health of our ecosystems can help by planting trees. Keep in mind that we merely need 10% of the people worldwide to commit to this. You can make the decision to do this.