Book
English

The secret wisdom of nature : trees, animals, and the extraordinary balance of all living things : stories from sci...

Peter Wohlleben (author)

The secret wisdom of nature : trees, animals, and the extraordinary balance of all living things : stories from sci...

Title
The secret wisdom of nature : trees, animals, and the extraordinary balance of all living things : stories from science and observation
Author
Peter Wohlleben
Uniform title
The secret wisdom of nature
Language
English
Original language
German
Original title
Das geheime Netzwerk der Natur
Publisher
Vancouver: Greystone books, 2019
260 p.
ISBN
9781771643887 (hardback)
Placing suggestion
577.9 (SISO) Natuur - Milieu ; Natuur - Milieu (ZIZO)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Peter Wohlleben

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Peter Wohlleben (born 1964) is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, which was translated from German into English in 2016.

Background

After graduation from forestry school in Rottenburg am Neckar, he took up a job as a government wood ranger in the Rhineland-Palatinate in 1987. As he grew more familiar with the woodlands he was overseeing, he became disenchanted due to the damage caused by the techniques and technologies he was expected to employ, including the felling of mature trees and the use of insecticides.

Professionally, Wohlleben manages a beech forest on behalf of the municipality of Hümmel, Germany. He offers regular forest tours at his forest academy.

Writing career

Wohlleben began publishing books a…Read more on Wikipedia