The Resource Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest, Suzanne Simard

Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest, Suzanne Simard

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Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest
Title
Finding the mother tree
Title remainder
discovering the wisdom of the forest
Statement of responsibility
Suzanne Simard
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest--a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery..Suzanne Simard is a pioneer on the frontier of plant communication and intelligence; she's been compared to Rachel Carson, hailed as a scientist who conveys complex, technical ideas in a way that is both dazzling and profound. Her work has influenced filmmakers (the Tree of Souls of James Cameron's Avatar) and her TED talks have been viewed by more than 10 million people worldwide.Now, in her first book, Simard brings us into her world, the intimate world of the trees, in which she brilliantly illuminates the fascinating and vital truths--that trees are not simply the source of timber or pulp, but are a complex, interdependent circle of life; that forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through underground networks by which trees communicate their vitality and vulnerabilities with communal lives not that different from our own. Simard writes--in inspiring, illuminating, and accessible ways--how trees, living side by side for hundreds of years, have evolved, how they perceive one another, learn and adapt their behaviors, recognize neighbors and remember the past; how they have agency about the future; elicit warnings and mount defenses, compete and cooperate with one another with sophistication, characteristics ascribed to human intelligence, traits that are the essence of civil societies--and at the center of it all, the Mother Trees: the mysterious, powerful forces that connect and sustain the others that surround them. Simard writes of her own life, born and raised into a logging world in the rainforests of British Columbia, of her days as a child spent cataloging the trees from the forest and how she came to love and respect them--embarking on a journey of discovery, and struggle. And as she writes of her scientific quest, she writes of her own journey--of love and loss, of observation and change, of risk and reward, making us understand how deeply human scientific inquiry exists beyond data and technology, that it is about understanding who we are and our place in the world, and, in writing of her own life, we come to see the true connectedness of the mother tree that nurtures the forest in the profound ways that families and human societies do and how these inseperable bonds enable all our survival
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simard, S.
Dewey number
333.75
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not applicable
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LC call number
SD411.52.S56
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
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  • Simard, S.
  • Forest conservation
  • Trees
  • Forest regeneration
  • Conservationists
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Label
Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest, Suzanne Simard
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=246&titleId=5745194
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OverDrive Audiobook
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 18 min., 49 sec.))
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online
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9780593410950
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sound
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digital recording
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70141253-27D1-4774-A130-36F34A818444
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(OCoLC)1249702552
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Label
Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest, Suzanne Simard
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=246&titleId=5745194
Publication
Note
OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 18 min., 49 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593410950
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
70141253-27D1-4774-A130-36F34A818444
System control number
(OCoLC)1249702552
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