Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



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

Wohlleben, Peter, 1964- author. (Author). Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- writer of foreword. (Added Author). Simard, S. (Suzanne), scientific advisor. (Added Author). Billinghurst, Jane, 1958- translator. (Added Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 23 of 33 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 33 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 582.16 WOH HID (Text) 34207002027762 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 582.16 WOHLLEBEN (Text) 34706001535311 Non-Fiction 500-599 In transit -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 582.16 WOH (Text) 36803000997747 NONFIC Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 582.16 WOH (Text) 33118000177729 Adult: New Book Checked out 03/28/2017
Clinton PL - Clinton 582.16 WOH (Text) 36806002069530 NEW ITEMS Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington 582.16 WOH (Text) 32572000553511 CVBPLC Adult Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 582.16 WOH (Text) 34304000832788 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main 582.16 WOH (Text) 840191002257584 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 582.16 WOH (Text) 33187004094500 Nonfiction - R Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 582.16 WOHLLEBEN (Text) 32826014056147 Best Seller Express Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771642484
  • ISBN: 1771642483
  • Physical Description: xv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: English edition.
  • Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada : David Suzuki Institute : [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published in Germany in 2015 as Das geheime Leben der Bäume"--Title page verso.
"English translation ... Jane Billinghurst"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Tim Flannery -- Introduction to the English edition -- Introduction -- Friendships -- The language of trees -- Social security -- Love -- The tree lottery -- Slowly does it -- Forest etiquette -- Tree school -- United we stand, divided we fall -- The mysteries of moving water -- Trees aging gracefully -- Mighty oak or mighty wimp? -- Specialists -- Tree or not tree? -- In the realm of darkness -- Carbon dioxide vacuums -- Woody climate control -- The forest as water pump -- Yours or mine? -- Community housing projects -- Mother ships of biodiversity -- Hibernation -- A sense of time -- A question of character -- The sick tree -- Let there be light -- Street kids -- Burnout -- Destination north! -- Tough customers -- Turbulent times -- Immigrants -- Healthy forest air -- Why is the forest green? -- Set free -- More than just a community -- Note from a forest scientist / by Dr. Suzanne Simard.
Summary, etc.: Are trees social beings? Forester and author Peter Wohlleben makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick or struggling, and even warn each other of impending dangers. Wohlleben also shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in his woodland.
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Subject: Trees > Ecology.
Forest ecology.

Additional Resources