And a Christmas read When did we stop seeing the sacred in trees? When did they become nothing more than a commodity, or worse sometimes just an inconvenience? Woke up this morning thinking about trees. They seem to be haunting my subconscious at the moment. The clearing of old-growth koala habitat has been a bit … Continue reading Trees

Hidden life of trees – Gaia reading challenge

Just finished another book that satisfies my Gaia/nature reading challenge; The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Wohlleben certainly makes accessible the incredibly complex world of the natural environment, he makes visible the normally unseen connections that allow forests to function as complex organisms, explaining notions like the "wood wide web", a complex system that sees fungi … Continue reading Hidden life of trees – Gaia reading challenge