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    The Global Forest
    by Diana Beresford-Kroeger

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    • Format: hardcover, 192 pages
    • Genres: nature, environment, science, ecology, plants, canada
    • Language: english
    • ISBN: 9780670021741 (0670021741)
    • Release date: May 13, 2010
    • Publisher: Viking
    • Author: Diana Beresford-Kroeger

    About The Book

    A gorgeously-written exploration of the natural world and the peril of ignoring our disappearing forests

    One of the world’s experts on how trees chemically affect the environment, Canadian scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger is on a mission to save the planet- one newly planted tree at a time. In this new book, she skillfully weaves together ecology, ethnobotany, horticulture, spirituality, science, and alternative medicine to capture the magic spell that trees cast over us, from their untapped ecological and pharmaceutical potential to the roles they have played in our cultural heritage. Trees not only breathe and communicate; they also reproduce, provide shelter, medicine, and food, and connect disparate elements of the natural world. In celebrating forests’ function and beauty, Beresford-Kroeger warns what a deforested world would look like. Her revolutionary bioplan proposes how trees can be planted in urban and rural areas to promote health and counteract pollution and global warming, main­taining biodiversity in the face of climate change.

    Presented in short interconnected essays, The Global Forest draws from ancient storytelling traditions to present an unforgettable work of natural history. Beresford-Kroeger is an imaginative thinker who writes with the precision of a scientist and the lyricism of a poet. Her indisputable passion for her subject matter will inspire readers to look at trees with newfound awe.

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