World Forestry Day 2022: Know about the Guaranteed Way to Save Trees

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Every year on March 21, people all over the world commemorate the International Day of Forests (World Forest Day). The purpose of the day is to raise awareness about the value of forests. To learn more, continue reading. In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly declared the 21st of March as International Forest Day. The day serves as a reminder to people to value and protect forests, as well as the importance of forests in the lives of living things. Forests are critical for providing food, water, and shelter to both animals and humans.

World Forest Day 2022: Highlights

  • The UN General assembly declared March 21 as the International Day of Forests (IDF) on the 28th of November, 2012.
  • With over 60,000 tree species, forests are home to about 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity.
  • Every year, the world loses 10 million hectares of forest, roughly the size of Iceland.
  • Forests provide food, shelter, energy, medicines, and income to approximately 1.6 billion people.
  • Forests cover 30% of the earth’s surface and provide habitat for millions of species.

History of World Forestry Day 

The 16th session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference voted in favor of “World Forestry Day” in 1971. From 2007 to 2012, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) hosted six Forest Days. The United Nations General Assembly later declared March 21 as International Day of Forests (IDF) on November 28, 2012.

Background of World Forest Day

International Day of Forests is commemorated to raise awareness about the value of all types of forests. Countries are encouraged to organize activities involving forests and trees on a local, national, and international level, such as tree-planting campaigns.

The United Nations Forum on Forests and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in collaboration with governments, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, and other relevant organizations in the field, are the organizers.

Facts about World Forest Day

  1. With over 60,000 tree species, forests are home to about 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity.
  2. Forests provide food, shelter, energy, medicines, and income to approximately 1.6 billion people.
  3. Every year, the world loses 10 million hectares of forest, roughly the size of Iceland. Furthermore, forests are the most biologically diverse ecosystems on land, containing more than 80% of all terrestrial animal, plant, and insect species. 
  4. Forests cover 30% of the earth’s surface, provide habitat for millions of species, provide clean air and water, and are, of course, critical in the fight against climate change.

World Forestry Day Significance

To combat climate change, forests must be managed sustainably and their resources used wisely. This will benefit the current and future generations’ prosperity and well-being.

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On this day, Several organizations are encouraging countries to engage in national, local, and international efforts to organize activities involving trees and forests, such as tree-planting campaigns.

World Forestry Day 2022: Celebrations

Several countries around the world are being inspired to take action to save the forests on the International Day of Forests. Conducting activities for forests and trees, such as tree-planting campaigns, is one of these steps.

World Forest Day 2022: Events

On March 21, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will hold an online event to commemorate International Forest Day, which will focus on how leaders in the fashion, textile, and packaging industries are forging sustainable relationships between forests and circular production models to reduce CO2 emissions, waste, and pollution.

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Experts will present novel solutions for transforming the linear economy into a circular economy and incorporating it into supply chains. They’ll also talk about issues like wood fiber-based products, sustainable manufacturing, and climate change. On March 21, 2022, between 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00 CET, the event will take place virtually in English, French, and Russian.

World Forestry Day 2022 Theme 

Every year, the United Nations Forum on Forests’ Collaborative Partnership on Forests chooses a theme for World Forest Day. ‘Forests and sustainable production and consumption is the theme for 2022.

World Forestry Day: Importance of Wood

We don’t always associate drinking a glass of water, writing in a notebook, taking fever medicine, or building a house with forests. Yet, in some way or another, these and many other aspects of our lives are intertwined with forests.

  • Forest’s sustainable management and its resource use are critical to combating climate change and contributing to current and future generations’ prosperity and well-being. Forests are also important for poverty alleviation and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite these incalculable environmental, economic, social, and health benefits, global deforestation continues at an alarming rate.
  • Wood is used to provide bacteria-free food and water in many kitchens, to construct countless pieces of furniture and utensils, to replace harmful materials such as plastic, to create new fibers for our clothing, and to participate in fields such as medicine and space exploration through technology.
  • For the planet and its inhabitants, it is critical to consume and produce wood in a more environmentally friendly manner. Let’s use sustainable forest management to protect this easily renewable resource.

How can the entire Earth be made Green again? 

By planting millions of trees and generating awareness in millions of people Earth can surely be made green again but it might not be a sustainable solution after all. To make the entire Earth green we need to take the help of spirituality. Rain is the primary source of water for forests and is a crucial element for the growth of trees. By performing spiritual practices based on the Holy Scriptures (Books) after taking the refuge of a complete saint, great results can be witnessed. 

Jyoti Yagya (Hawan Yagya) is the Key to Rain and Reforestation

There are five types of Yagya which are shown by a complete Saint. Jyoti Yagya (Hawan Yagya) is performed by burning cotton along with Ghee which reduces Co2 emissions in the environment and helps bring in more rain. 100 grams of cotton can easily burn 1000 kgs of Ghee. Presently, Jagatguru Tatvdarshi Sant Rampal Ji Maharaj is showing spiritual worship which is very much useful for the betterment of the world. 

We’re About to Witness Golden Age Real Soon

According to the prophecies of worldly known foretellers like Nostradamus, Florence, Vegellitin, Cheiro, Professor Harrar, and others, the world is about to witness the Golden Era real soon. According to the prophecies, under the guidance of a Spiritual Leader, the Earth will be made Greener, there will be no shortage of agriculture and dairy products. Everyone will reunite once again and will live peacefully. All the prophecies fit perfectly on Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. Readers should download Sant RampalJi Maharaj app from Google Play Store to know everything about it. 

World Forestry Day 2022: Quotes

  • Trees are the most adorable Nature’s Gift and it is our duty to protect and save them.
  • Forests are not some mere resources but are the home to millions of creatures. 
  • The death of forests is the death of Humanity.
  • A tree planted is a step taken towards a greener future. 
  • Trees purify the world and make it a better place to live. 
  • Trees are the generators of Oxygen, which is our elixir of life.
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