Study Shows that Trees Save 850 Lives Every Year

July 27, 2014 7:13 PM

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Study Shows that Trees Save 850 Lives Every Year

If you think that super-heroes are the only ones who can save hundreds of lives you are clearly mistaken. A recent study shows that trees save approximately 850 lives every year. Sure, they might not do it in a flashy way, they might not use sophisticated gadgets like Batman, but they are still the world a great service. According to a new study released this week by the national Forest Service, trees actually save lives. Don’t imagine plants pulling humans out of harm’s way, because that’s not how it happens.

Although it sounds less exciting, trees save people by removing pollution from the air. This ultimately leads to a safer, life for carbon-based life forms which cannot inhale huge amounts of carbon dioxide without falling ill, or risking death.

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