The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben
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The Hidden Life of Trees

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In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware. Much like human families, tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, and support them as they grow, sharing nutrients with those who are sick or struggling and creating an ecosystem that mitigates the impact of extremes of heat and cold for the whole group. As a result of such interactions, trees in a family or community are protected and can live to be very old. In contrast, solitary trees, like street kids, have a tough time of it and in most cases die much earlier than those in a group.Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret and previously unknown life of trees and their communication abilities; he describes how these discoveries have informed his own practices in the forest around him. As he says, a happy forest is a healthy forest, and he believes that eco-friendly practices not only are economically sustainable but also benefit the health of our planet and the mental and physical health of all who live on Earth.
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Очень душевно и познавательно, открыла для себя много нового в понимании деревьев. Цепляет очевидная любовь автора к природе. Хотелось бы, чтобы эти знания были как можно больше распространены как среди профессионалов, работающих с деревьями, так и среди обывателей.

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fairy tales of trees with human faces, trees that can talk, and sometimes walk.
Oleksandra Alokhina
Oleksandra Alokhinahas quoted2 days ago
But together, many trees create an ecosystem that moderates extremes of heat and cold, stores a great deal of water, and generates a great deal of humidity.
Анастасия Халилова
Анастасия Халиловаhas quoted6 days ago
forests are superorganisms with interconnections much like ant colonies.
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