A controversial German forester says yes, and his ideas are shaking up the scientific world.

Smithsonian Magazine, March 2018

A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learn

Quartz, November 2017

The Fairytale Forests of Yakushima

The island features deer, monkeys, and thousand-year-old trees.

Atlas Obscura, September 2017

Cure yourself of tree blindness

The New York Times, August 2017

What Trees Can Teach Us About Life and Happiness

Trees can save your life, and make you happy and mentally strong, according to a new wave of writers. Lindsay Baker explores the rise of the literary tree hugger.

BBC, August 2017

Can trees heal people?

TED, June 2017

Their vibratory energies reveal humanity’s many connections with forests.

Scientific American, May 2017

German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too

The New York Times, January 2016

How Trees Calm Us Down

The New Yorker, July 2015

They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—not to mention their psychological effects. New research says the closer you can live to trees, the better off you are.

The Atlantic, July 2014

Q&A with Vandana Shiva: The Future of the Forests

Spirituality, geopolitics, myth, and climate change converge in the forest. Eco-crusader Vandana Shiva explains why we must reevaluate our relationship with trees.

Yoga International, June 2013

Outdoor Sadhana: Creating a Tree Shrine

Find out how creating a tree shrine (a common practice in India) can become part of your spiritual practice.

Yoga International, June 2013

Trees Are the Ark That Can Save Us

The earth’s climate is a finely balanced dynamic system. Excess carbon emissions are about to rip it over. Here’s what we know that can rescue our world.

Yoga International, June 2013

Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life

“When we have learned how to listen to trees, then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.”

Brain Pickings, September 2012

Forest and Tree Symbolism in Folklore

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, September 2003