“Note from a Forest Scientist” by Dr. Suzanne Simard. Media highlights. Rachel Sussman, author of "The Oldest Living Things in the World" "Charming, provocative, fascinating. We are creating (or strengthening the notion rather) that WE are the freaking center of the living universe. At this job, he was expected to produce as many high quality saw logs as possible, with maximum efficiency, by any means necessary. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben puts groundbreaking scientific discoveries into a language everyone can relate to. In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. Birds hidden in treetops will shed their cloak of anonymity. Only snag as with all audiobooks is that you can't see the references to the scientific literature that is cited but a really nice listen nevertheless. I say that to reassure myself after I found this book, about the life of trees, to be impossible to stop listening to. Download Audiobooks matching keywords hidden life of trees to your device. Still a wonderful listen where you'll learn to see and experience Trees differently. Tristan Gooley shows how it is possible to achieve a level of outdoors awareness that will enable you to sense direction from stars and plants, forecast weather from woodland sounds and predict the next action of an animal from its body language - instantly. With more than 2 million copies sold worldwide, this beautifully-written book journeys deep into the forest to uncover the fascinatingâand surprisingly movingâhidden life of trees. (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers, "The matter-of-fact Mr. Wohlleben has delighted readers and talk-show audiences alike with the news long known to biologists that trees in the forest are social beings." In The Hidden Life of Trees Peter Wohlleben makes the case that the forest is a social network. How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a wider space beyond? After a walk through the woods with Wohlleben, you'll never look at trees the same way again. We may not understand them very well yet, but that speaks to our historically human-centric approach to the world. Forests are full of mysteries, even for those who have studied them their whole lives. I have loaned this book to a much younger relative, who typically has read crime novels and the like. Making use of some remarkable scientific discoveries, Feral lays out a new, positive environmentalism. Each lesson is simple in nature, a push of the pause button, a chance to re-centre on what matters. Feral is the lyrical and gripping story of George Monbiot's efforts to reengage with nature and discover a new way of living. Would you listen to The Hidden Life of Trees again? Yet it is fascinating to learn the intricacies and details of how trees live, love, and learn together. In a mature forest, trees of the same species can act together, as a kind of superorganism, rather than as individuals. Although once common, this now rare awareness would be labelled by many as a 'sixth sense'. Yet, even a cursory examination of the natural world reveals that while interlopers of the human variety may have been kept at bay, our islands have been invaded, conquered and settled by an endless succession of animals, plants, fungi and other alien lifeforms that apparently belong elsewhere. 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. Ludwig Verlag (Hardcover, Original Title: â¦ Like many science books for the masses he takes a good deal of information and distills it well for the amateur forester and part-time tree-hugger. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Try to Download directly (17.63 MB) ... His book The Hidden Life of Trees has become a global best seller and has been translated into 19 languages. Trees are necessary for maintaining the health of the global ecosystem and provide many material things, but they are more of an integral part of our lives than we may at first consider. `The Secret Life of Trees' is a pretty comprehensive popular science book that explore the various aspects of tree life around the world. It works. 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. How do trees live? The findings are intuitive and make sense when you step into a forest. Thomas Judd, How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures, By: The most surprising moment was about conifer forests and how they make us feel. Cancel anytime. From the ice-blue depths of Greenland's glaciers to the underground networks by which trees communicate, from Bronze Age burial chambers to the rock art of remote Arctic sea caves, this is a deep-time voyage into the planet's past and future. With more than 2 million copies sold worldwide, this beautifully-written book journeys deep into the forest to uncover the fascinatingâand surprisingly movingâhidden life of trees. Jane Billinghurst. The trees provide a majestic stage for woodland animals and plants to reveal their own stories. What they feel, how they communicate â discovering a hidden world. $14.95 a month after 30 days. 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