Professor Suzanne Simard, University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry, in a short video by Dan McKinney, on how trees in a forest interact with each other, and other life forms.
You can quickly see some of the ideas in James Cameron’s “Avatar.” Despite the lack of pyrotechnics in this video, take note this is happening here on Earth, right now.
Time for more of us to wake up to the amazing and delicate complexity in nature all around us. We slowly uncover, discover, and unravel it, and transform the label from magic to science…
(If the embeded video player below fails, use this YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSGPNm3bFmQ
OR this one at UBC’s Foresty Dept. page: http://www.forestry.ubc.ca/2011/05/prof-suzanne-simard-talks-about-mother-trees/)