• How Trees Mother Their Seedlings and What We Can Learn About Connection From Forests

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    Forest ecologist Suzanne Simard studies what she calls “mother trees.” They are tall old-growth trees with vast root systems connected to hundreds of other trees via a network of fungi that allows them to share resources and information. Mother trees are the source of a forest's resilience and renewal in the face of modern stressors, like climate change.
    This breakthrough research revealed stunningly complex communications and cooperation...
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