Having watched this documentary, I have an increased respect for nature and how life between species is delicately intertwined. This programme uses easy to understand and relatable analogies albeit with some anthropomorphism. It is informative without being preachy or gloomy. If even half the theories and research results are correct, we have to change our outlook and practices.
Trees talk, know family ties and care for their young? Is this too fantastic to be true? German forester Peter Wohlleben ('The Hidden Life of Trees') and scientist Suzanne Simard (The University of British Columbia, Canada) have been observing and investigating the communication between trees over decades. And their findings are most astounding. 'Intelligent Trees' features the main observations that are covered in Peter Wohlleben's book such as the stump that has been kept alive by it's neighboring trees, the old tree-couple that looks after each other, the Mother Trees that suckle their offspring, etc... Special about this film is, however, that it goes beyond observations and claims, but match them with the latest underlying Forest Science Research.
October 15, 2022 at 08:24 AM