Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees

Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees

Nalini M. Nadkarni


World-renowned cover biologist Nalini Nadkarni has climbed bushes on 4 continents with scientists, scholars, artists, priests, musicians, activists, loggers, legislators, and Inuits, accumulating assorted views. In Between Earth and Sky, a wealthy tapestry of private tales, info, paintings, and images, she turns into our eye-catching advisor to the leafy desert above our heads. via her luminous narrative, we embark on a multifaceted exploration of timber that illuminates the profound connections we now have with them, the astonishing array of products and companies they supply, and the robust classes they carry for us. Nadkarni describes trees' difficult root structures, their hugely developed and nonetheless no longer thoroughly understood canopies, their function in trade and medication, their life in urban facilities and in severe habitats of mountaintops and deserts, and their very important position in folklore and the humanities. She explains tree basics and considers the symbolic function they've got assumed in tradition and faith. In a publication that reawakens our feel of ask yourself on the interesting international of bushes, we finally locate access to the complete wildlife and rediscover our personal position in it.

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