NEWS & UPDATES

Survival Science 2020 to 2021

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September 25, 2020 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Virtual powered by EventStream Register online now! On the heels of Covid-19, the entire globe is facing another dilemma, that of climate change. There is one leading answer, the global bioplan. The parameters … Read More

Environmental award for To Speak For the Trees

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To Speak for the Trees: My Life’s Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision of the Forest has been selected as the winning book for the 2019 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award.   The Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing … Read More

The Tyee Series

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Andrew Nikiforuk spends two days with the globally bestselling botanist, author and filmmaker. Their conversation, so rich it merits five parts, ranges from plant medicine to climate change to healing the planet and the human heart.

LETTERS FROM DIANA

COVID is a clear message: we need to speak for the trees

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The great forests of the planet hold the keys to life on land, sea, and air. Maintaining forests in all the wonder of their biodiversity is crucial to protecting the health of every living thing. It is why on this … Read More

A Letter to the Children

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When my daughter Erika Lisa Maria was five years old, I asked her what she wanted for her sixth birthday. Her answer was simple. “Mommy, I want a future.” Today, in 2020, in the bedrock of the future for all … Read More

Forest as Sacred Cathedral

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When you walk into a forest – great or small – you enter it in one state and emerge from it calmer. You have that cathedral feeling and you’re never the same again. You come out of there and you … Read More

Stop Climate Change in its Tracks

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Stoping climate change in its tracks can feel like the impossible. The latest science tells us that as of 2019 we have just ten years to halt global temperature rise. If we leave it any longer, it will be too … Read More

The Celtic Alphabet of Trees

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The Ogham script is the first alphabet of Europe, in which every letter is named for a tree or an important companion to trees. What is remarkable about Ogham is that the philosophy behind the language carries a way of … Read More

The Urgent Need for a Living Library of Trees

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Dear Forest Friend, A decade ago, I wrote a master plan for protecting the global forest. It was hand delivered across the world and sometimes by private jet. That’s how valuable the contents were to science. The plan has the … Read More

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