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The Resource The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world, Peter Wohlleben ; foreword by Tim Flannery ; translation by Jane Billinghurst

The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world, Peter Wohlleben ; foreword by Tim Flannery ; translation by Jane Billinghurst

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The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world
Title
The hidden life of trees
Title remainder
what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world
Statement of responsibility
Peter Wohlleben ; foreword by Tim Flannery ; translation by Jane Billinghurst
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
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
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StDuBDS
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1964-
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Wohlleben, Peter
Dewey number
  • 582.1'6
  • 582.16
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Billinghurst, Jane
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  • Trees
  • Popular Science and Mathematics
Label
The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world, Peter Wohlleben ; foreword by Tim Flannery ; translation by Jane Billinghurst
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the German
  • This translation originally published: Vancouver: David Suzuki Institute, 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780008218430
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xv, 271 pages
Isbn
9780008218430
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world, Peter Wohlleben ; foreword by Tim Flannery ; translation by Jane Billinghurst
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the German
  • This translation originally published: Vancouver: David Suzuki Institute, 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780008218430
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xv, 271 pages
Isbn
9780008218430
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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