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The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond With Forests and Nature


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Peter Wohlleben

Peter Wohlleben spent over twenty years working for the forestry commission in before leaving to put his ideas of ecology into practice. He now runs an environmentally friendly woodland in Germany, where he is working for the return of primeval forests. He …

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Praise for The Heartbeat of Trees

‘As human beings, we’re desperate to feel that we’re not alone in the universe. And yet we are surrounded by an ongoing conversation that we can sense if, as Peter Wohlleben so movingly prescribes, we listen to the heartbeat of all life.’ —Richard Louv, author of Our Wild Calling and Last Child in the Woods

‘Astonishment after astonishment – that is the great gift of The Heartbeat of Trees. It is both a celebration of the wonders of trees, and a howl of outrage at how recklessly we profane them.’ —Kathleen Dean Moore, author of Earth’s Wild Music

‘As Peter Wohlleben reminds us in The Heartbeat of Trees, trees are the vocabulary of nature as forests are the brainbank of a living planet. This was the codex of the ancient world, and it must be the fine focus of our future.’ —Dr. Diana Beresford-Kroeger, author of To Speak for the Trees and The Global Forest

‘Peter Wohlleben knows the battle that lies before us: forging a closer relationship with nature before we destroy it. In The Heartbeat of Trees he takes us deep into the global forest to show us how.’ —Jim Robbins, author of The Man Who Planted Trees and The Wonder of Birds

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