Among the various reasons why people cut down trees are the following: to get the wood to build houses and furniture, to clear land for building, for manufacturing purposes and for aesthetics and convenience. Some trees ... More »

Cutting down trees severely affects the habitats of forest-dwelling flora and fauna, which can eventually lead to extinction of vulnerable species. In addition to causing soil erosion, deforestation also results in large... More »

Rainforests are being cut down for agricultural purposes, and so that companies can use timber as fuel and during manufacturing processes. Deforestation of rainforests occurs on a small and large scale level, with both l... More »

Oak trees see use primarily in decorating and manufacturing; oak wood forms tables, chairs and other furniture, and commonly creates walls and floors in homes. The family of oak trees includes a range of species, whose w... More »

Some of the reasons that trees are so important to the environment include the fact that they clean the air, clean the soil, produce oxygen and slow storm water runoff, according to Trees also control noise po... More »

People use the sycamore tree for different purposes including making furniture, baskets, particles boards, crates and flooring. People plant these trees to provide shade in their backyards and to prevent soil erosion alo... More »

Trees are primarily made up of wood, a special organic material that is a combination of cellulose and lignin. Cellulose is the primary building block of the wood fibers, while lignin holds the cellulose together to form... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes