I loved this article by Parallax! Stumbled across it after I read the thoroughly enjoyable Hidden Life of Trees and was browsing for more similar content! Worth a peek!
[Trees exhibiting a behavior called “crown shyness,” when they don’t touch branches in order to cohabit peacefully without blocking one another’s light] “A force hums in the heart of wood…the tree is saying things, in words before words.” ~ Richard Powers, “The Overstory” “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows […]
via The Secret Life of Trees & The Science Behind Forest Bathing — PARALLAX: