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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for PETER WOHLLEBEN. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about PETER WOHLLEBEN, often where they are interviewed.

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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for PETER WOHLLEBEN. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about PETER WOHLLEBEN, often where they are interviewed.

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Peter Wohlleben on the Secrets of Trees, Animals and Humans

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Bestselling author Peter Wohlleben, talks plant rights, fruit fly dreams, scientists in denial and animals in love with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). The German eco-philosopher shares the secret life of trees, the hidden life of animals and the responsibilities of humans.

“We have to bring more emotions into the process and the discussions about environmental things and climate change. Because when we just discuss the numbers, it’s emotionally so far away. It doesn’t touch your heart, just your mind.”

Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment.

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Sep 24 2020 · 41mins
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015 - Peter Wohlleben

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Peter is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language.In his riveting book, the hidden life of trees, published in 2016, he explores how trees are social organisms, what they feel, and how they communicate.

In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware. Much like human families, tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, and support them as they grow, sharing nutrients with those who are sick or struggling and creating an ecosystem that mitigates the impact of extremes of heat and cold for the whole group. As a result of such interactions, trees in a family or community are protected and can live to be very old. In contrast, solitary trees, like street kids, have a tough time of it and in most cases die much earlier than those in a group.

Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret and previously unknown life of trees and their communication abilities; he describes how these discoveries have informed his own practices in the forest around him. As he says, a happy forest is a healthy forest, and he believes that eco-friendly practices not only are economically sustainable but also benefit the health of our planet and the mental and physical health of all who live on Earth.

Nov 22 2018 · 56mins

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PETER WOHLLEBEN – Author The Hidden Life of Trees

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A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it. PETER WOHLLEBEN illustrates the centrality of trees in Earth’s ecosystem demonstrating an astonishing sociality of trees, abounding with wisdom about what makes strong human communities and societies.

His book is The Hidden Life of Trees.

Oct 28 2018 ·
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PETER WOHLLEBEN on the Hidden Life of Trees /67

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Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Peter Wohlleben studies the social life of trees, how they rely on one another and build communities. A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it and each tree performs a specific role in the health and well being of the forest-- our tree elders have so much to teach us about relationship building and community.

Peter Wohlleben is a German forest protector and author of the best selling book *The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World.* After working for over 20 years in Germany's forestry commission, he drastically shifted his career from a commercial forester to a humble steward of a woodland of familial beings. Peter claimed that prior to awakening to the interconnected intelligence of the forest, "he knew about as much about the hidden life of trees as a butcher knows about the emotional life of animals."

As far as human relations with forest goes, Peter has spent time studying homosapien interdependence on trees throughout time as one that impacts our psycho-spiritual wellbeing in our daily life, no matter how “disconnected” we may feel from nature: “Going in to an old growth forest is a feeling of coming home. A good stable forest provides good feelings, lower blood pressure and has mood stabilizing properties. But when we go into tree plantations our body reacts to the unnatural and unhealthy aspect of it. These studies show that we are still part of the forest. People may think we have lost connection with nature, but in fact, we cannot lose connection with nature because it is in your body and in your genes.”

This episode is in collaboration with Geography of Hope Conference, “Finding Resilience in Nature in Perilous Time” happening March 17-18 in Point Reyes, CA. On Sunday morning March 18, attendees will take part in land-based restoration and environmental efforts with Peter Wohlleben. [https://gohconference.org][1]

[1]: https://gohconference.org
Mar 01 2018 · 1hr 8mins

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Peter Wohlleben and Anne Fadiman

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We gave a rare starred review to Peter Wohlleben's new book THE INNER LIFE OF ANIMALS Wohlleben is also the author of the bestselling book, THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES. Wohlleben joins us from Germany to answer our questions about the emotional lives on animals and how we are treating them well or wrongly. And we also catch up with Anne Fadiman, whose new memoir, THE WINE LOVER'S DAUGHTER, is "not unlike imbibing several equally felicitous glasses of wine, their salutary effects leaving one pleasantly sated," according to our reviewer. And our editors speak up with their choices of which bestsellers you ought to read and which you can safely skip.
Nov 07 2017 · 1hr
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Interview with Peter Wohlleben, The Hidden Life of Trees

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Forester, Conservationist and Author Peter Wohlleben Uncommon Sense to discuss his book ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’. Detailing the complex ways that trees communicate and feel, how the roots are a brain like structure, how mothers can recognise their children, and even how trees form supportive communities within their own species.
Feb 18 2017 · 36mins
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Uncommon Sense - 17 January 2017 - Peter Wohlleben

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A special extended interview from the January 17th episode of Uncommon Sense with Amy Mullins

Peter Wohlleben, forester, conservationist and author of the new book The Hidden Life of Trees calls in from his hometown in Germany to discuss forestry and environmental conservation, along with the subject matter of his book.

Jan 17 2017 · 36mins
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DISCOVER THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES! Peter Wohlleben | Health | Nature | Inspiration | Motivation | Self-Help | Inspire

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If you’ve ever been drawn to the forest, or to trees, and wondered what they’re lives are really like, then do we have The Hidden Life of Trees show for you!

Today I’ll be talking with Peter Wohlleben, scientist, explorer, and conservationist, and the author of severl books on trees including, The Hidden Life of Trees. 

And that’s just what I want to talk with him about, about what trees feel, how they communicate, and what life in the slow lane, is really like.

That plus we’ll talk about trees telling time, a wood wide web, trees sweating, tree love, trees in the city, an aspen called pando, winning the tree lottery, tree etiquette, and why youngster trees, don’t know self-restraint…

Self-Improvement and Self-Help Topics Include:

  1. What exactly is a forester
  2. How did Peter get into forest stewardship
  3. What Beech and Oak have to do with anything
  4. How we can sense a forest in pain and what we acquired from our ancestors
  5. How blood pressure lowers in healthy forests and rises in unhealthy ones
  6. What are loner forests?
  7. How does one animal such as a wolf affect the entire health and eco-system of the forest
  8. What’s the social structure of trees?
  9. Can trees live once they’re snapped and fallen?
  10. What happens to city trees and suburban trees?
  11. Trees that are 10,000 years old and tree roots that are 80,000 to perhaps 1 million years old
  12. Do trees have memory?
  13. What do trees do after a drought
  14. How are trees social beings?
  15. How do trees communicate?
  16. Are some trees treated better than others?
  17. Are some trees more social than others?
  18. Do parent trees teach their children?
  19. What’s the biggest danger of clear-cuts?
  20. What trees have to do with elephants?
  21. Why trees are “plant elephants”
  22. How trees speak with each other?
  23. What’s the Wood Wide Web?
  24. Why trees need to do with their leaves
  25. What do trees do in the winter
  26. Do trees sleep
  27. How do trees go to the bathroom?
  28. What do bright leaves tell insects
  29. Does global warming confuse trees
  30. How trees can migrate
  31. How trees feel pain
  32. Does pruning a tree hurt the tree?
  33. Is there love between trees?
  34. What’s wrong with planting trees that have been grown in nurseries
  35. How trees are able to count?
  36. http://www.peter-wohlleben.de/engl-home.html
  37. Thank you to Jane Billinghurst for such a beautiful book translation!!!

Peter Wohlleben on the Hidden Life of Trees in Nature, How They Speak, Think and Feel & Why it Matters! Health | Fitness | Inspiration | Spiritual | Spirituality | Meditation | Inspirational | Motivational | Self-Improvement | Self-Help | Inspire

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Dec 09 2016 · 1hr 12mins