A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They MatterBook - 2006
"Colin Tudge travels around the world?throughout the United States, the Costa Rican rain forest, Panama and Brazil, India, New Zealand, China, and most of Europe?bringing to life stories and facts about the trees around us: how they grow old, how they eat and reproduce, how they talk to one another (and they do), and why they came to exist in the first place. He considers the pitfalls of being tall; the things that trees produce, from nuts and rubber to wood; and even the complicated debt that we as humans owe them" -- from the publisher website (April 2007).
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2006.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Branch Call Number: 582.16 Tud
Characteristics: xix, 459 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.