Best of 2018: 3 things you didn’t know trees did for you

Harenna forest in Ethiopia. (© Robin Moore/iLCP)

Editor’s note: As the end of 2018 approaches, Human Nature is revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. To support crucial conservation work like this, consider making a donation to Conservation International.

Regular readers of our blog know that forests benefit human life immeasurably: storing water, regulating climate, harboring wildlife.

But did you know that forests can make you smarter?

One of our most-read posts of 2018 was a short look at some of the benefits of forests that you didn’t know about. Read it here.

Olivia DeSmit is a staff writer for Conservation International.

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