The Hidden Life Of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—discoveries From A Secret World

byPeter WohllebenForeword byTim FlanneryTranslated byJane Billinghurst

September 13, 2016|
The Hidden Life Of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—discoveries From A Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

With more than 2 million copies sold worldwide, this beautifully-written book journeys deep into the forest to uncover the fascinating-and surprisingly moving-hidden life of trees.

"At once romantic and scientific, [Wohlleben''s] view of the forest calls on us all to reevaluate our relationships with the plant world."?Daniel Chamovitz, PhD, author of What a Plant Knows

Are trees social beings? In The Hidden Life of Trees forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick or struggling, and even warn each other of impending dangers. Wohlleben also shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in his woodland.

After learning about the complex life of trees, a walk in the woods will never be the same again.

Includes a Note From a Forest Scientist, by Dr.Suzanne Simard

Published in Partnership with the David Suzuki Institute

Peter Wohlleben spent over twenty years working for the forestry commission in Germany before leaving to put his ideas of ecology into practice. He now runs an environmentally-friendly woodland in Germany, where he is working for the return of primeval forests. He is the author of numerous books about the natural world including The Hi...
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Title:The Hidden Life Of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—discoveries From A Secret World
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 7.5 X 5.3 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 7.5 X 5.3 X 1.2 in
Published:September 13, 2016
Publisher:Greystone Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771642484

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