January 10, Day of the World Movement Million Trees

The tree is known to reduce the levels of CO2 in the air and can withstand the rate of water so that more is absorbed into the ground.

Each January 10, people of the world celebrate one million trees worldwide. Although not many celebrations are held, it is important to know the tree preservation is beneficial to humans.

Tree, trunk living with strands of green leaves, and has a marvelous process of photosynthesis, it becomes a natural component essential for humans and animals. The tree is known to reduce the levels of CO2 in the air and produce O2. Trees can also restrain the rate of water so that more is absorbed into the ground.

According to the study, coniferous forest stands capable of making 60 percent of rainwater absorbed by the soil. Even broadleaf forest stands capable of making 80 percent of rainwater absorbed by the soil. With this capability will increase the reserves of groundwater resulting in human welfare.

The Indonesian government began to implement policies about tree preservation through the motions One Billion Trees. Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan in Indonesian Tree Planting Day in the forest complex of Soekarno Hatta Airport last November, said the tree planting from January to October 2012 has reached 732 million trees. Or already meets 70 per cent of the target of one billion cigarettes.

However, confirmed by the National Forestry Council members Martua Sirait, do not need a lot of ceremonies for the celebration of the One Million Trees. “What is important is not only the plant, but it does ensure that the trees planted so,” said Martua when met on Tuesday (8/1) then.

Academics Faculty of Biology, National University of Sri Suci Utami Atmoko, participating states not only an important form of cultivation. “People sometimes we just planted, but forgot to take care of,” Holy said.

For planting also needs to be seen also new environmental biodiversity of the trees planted. Do not just membekam economic value trees like teak and sengon only. “The forest was much in it and relate to each other,” Holy said.

 

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