Forests play a critical role for the global environment, people and the economy. In addition to alleviating the effects of climate change and natural disasters, they represent some of the richest biological areas on Earth. Forests also provide food, renewable raw materials for many of our products, and livelihoods for millions of people.
Forestal Comaco, with its extensive forest heritage, contributes to slowing down climate change by protecting soils, watersheds and curbing global warming.
From an environmental point of view, and in the context of climate change, forests capture large amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide, storing it for long periods of time and releasing oxygen into the environment, which is why they are essential for regulating ecosystems and the Biodiversity.
Also, forests become transcendental in the water cycle of a watershed, since they regulate the quantity and quality of the water with which we satisfy our basic needs.
In addition, they are essential for communities that base their economy and lifestyle on the goods and services they provide.