An invitation to discover the wood, an invitation to rediscover ourselves.
If there is one thing that moves Joaquín Araújo, the most important Spanish naturalist, it is his deep love for woods, which he knows deeply and describes with great sensitivity in this book, an invitation for us to dive into nature while becoming conscious of the importance of trees to this world and the dangers they face.
The Trees Will Show You The Wood is a vibrant account of a man of the forest and activist who wishes to pass along his fifty years of teaching about the crucial aspects of nature and trees—what they are, what they give us, and what they mean. He also examines the meaning of the wood in the biosphere and in the history of art, poetry, and religion. He looks minutely at the abilities of trees, their alchemy in turning light into life, and focuses on the latest discoveries of neurobiologists who have recognized trees’ ability to communicate and