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The Hidden Life of Trees

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Peter Wohlleben

Narrated By: Mike Grady

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK

Date: September 2016

Duration: 7 hours 34 minutes

Summary:

Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings?

In Peter Wohlleben makes the case that 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.A walk in the woods will never be the same again.

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  • Jeremy H

    Not sure why this has previously been so poorly rated. This is a great book with a lot of information written in a way that is easily digested.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.