Summary and Analysis of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--discoveries From A Secret World

Summary and Analysis of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--discoveries From A Secret World

Based on the Book by Peter Wohlleben

eBook - 2017
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This short summary and analysis of The Hidden Life of Trees includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben: The Hidden Life of Trees explains the astonishing ways trees interact with each other and respond to their environment. It details how they communicate via underground fungal networks, provide sugar to help trees that are stressed, warn each other of insect or fungal attacks, and coordinate their growth and reproduction. The author also describes how forestry methods can be improved to work with this complex inter-tree network to allow for healthier trees. Naturalist Peter Wohlleben puts into context the invaluable role forests play in sequestering carbon, talks about the contribution that large, old trees can play in battling climate change, and how caring for woodlands is vital to all life on earth.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Worth Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781504020459
Branch Call Number: 582.16 Su
Description: 1 online resource (30 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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