The Return

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As billions of people isolated around the world in 2020, villagers from Sarayaku, a Kichwa community in the Ecuadorian Amazon, headed deeper into the forest to escape the coronavirus pandemic, after floods due to deforestation destroyed their houses. The journey, … Continued

The Compass: Under The Canopy

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This is the title of three programmes on the World Service about forests; the first programme was first broadcast on Wednesday March 3rd. See https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct2cb1. In the first programme:- “Jessica unpicks the profound role that forests play in our imaginative … Continued

Heart of England Forest

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The Heart of England Forest, a registered charity, is dedicated to planting the largest new native Forest right in the heart of the country. We’ve already planted over 1 million trees, but our goal is to create a huge, unbroken … Continued

Mother Tree

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This film explains the sophisticated, underground, fungal network trees use to communicate and even share nutrients.  Thanks to the Parallel Community for the link.  

Timbaktu

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See Matruvani September 2013 Timbaktu is a kind of oasis in a desert district of Andhra Pradesh that was once heavily forested until the trees were cut down to lay railway lines. “In just 20 years, hundreds of acres have … Continued