The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and Nature

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From the New York Times bestselling author of 'The Hidden Life of Trees'

A powerful return to the forest, where trees have heartbeats and roots are like brains that extend underground. Where the color green calms us, and the forest sharpens our senses.

In 'The Heartbeat of Trees', renowned forester Peter Wohlleben draws on new scientific discoveries to show how humans are deeply connected to the natural world. In an era of cell phone addiction, climate change, and urban life, many of us fear we've lost our connection to nature-but Peter Wohlleben is convinced that age-old ties linking humans to the forest remain alive and intact.

Drawing on science and cutting-edge research, The Heartbeat of Trees reveals the profound interactions humans can have with nature, exploring...

...The language of the forest...

...The consciousness of plants...

...And the eroding boundary between flora and fauna.

A perfect book to take with you into the woods, The Heartbeat of Trees shares how to see, feel, smell, hear, and even taste the forest.

Peter Wohlleben, renowned for his ability to write about trees in an engaging and moving way, reveals a wondrous cosmos where humans are a part of nature, and where conservation and environmental activism is not just about saving trees-it's about saving ourselves, too.

"As human beings, we're desperate to feel that we're not alone in the universe. And yet we are surrounded by an ongoing conversation that we can sense if, as Peter Wohlleben so movingly prescribes, we listen to the heartbeat of all life." Richard Louv, author of 'Our Wild Calling' and 'Last Child in the Woods'

"As Peter Wohlleben reminds us in 'The Heartbeat of Trees', trees are the vocabulary of nature as forests are the brainbank of a living planet. This was the codex of the ancient world, and it must be the fine focus of our future." Dr. Diana Beresford-Kroeger, author of 'To Speak for the Trees'
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Weight 0.398000
Author Wohlleben, Peter
Availability IP
Department Natural History
Format Hardback
ISBN 9781771646895
Pages 264
Published 03/06/2021
Publisher Greystone Books
Section Natural History
Size Unfolded 216x140mm
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