The uniqueness of the nature of trees lies in the fact that they, together with the rest of the green cover, form such a niche on the planet, without which the life of all other inhabitants of the Earth would become impossible. But we need to find out in more detail why trees are needed?
The most important goal of any vegetation on Earth is to release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Millions of years of development of the planet have led to the fact that creatures have developed on Earth that can breathe only oxygen-rich air. Evolution is an amazing thing. Therefore, in parallel with the development of animate forms of life, there was a modification and evolution of the flora of the planet.
Trees are rightfully called the lungs of the Earth. They give life to all living things. But we must not forget that the trees themselves can be useful not only as a source of oxygen. The foliage of many species is a source of food for herbivores.
For primates, many of which are already on the brink of extinction, trees are also home. Some chimpanzee species have even learned to build improvised dwellings for themselves, in which, using large palm leaves, they arrange a rookery for themselves. Many birds nest on the tops of their trunks, because the higher from the ground, the more chances for the offspring to survive.
Wood is a versatile and high-quality natural material for building houses. In ancient Russia, when stone chambers were the domain of only princes, common people cut down their huts from trees. Now, the construction of buildings made of wood is becoming an excellent competitor to such classical methods of construction as brickwork and the installation of reinforced concrete blocks.
All furniture produced today is, to one degree or another, made with wood. It's nice to have a wooden bookcase or table made from solid wood at home. But not everyone can afford it. Therefore, now in the furniture industry, the use of waste from wood processing is widely used.
The paper industry is directly dependent on forest growth. Starting from a simple thin notebook for elementary grades and ending with large encyclopedic editions - all books are made of cellulose obtained by processing tree bark and fibers.