At a moment when the planet is so clearly in peril, the trees stand as both guardians and messengers. They have words for us—if only we would listen. This collection of essays by artists, activists, ecologists, and advocates discusses the many ways in which humans need trees, and how our future is laced into their roots and their branches.
About the Author
Dr. Susette Goldsmith is of Ngati Mahanga and Pakeha descent. She is an independent writer and editor of non-fiction, and Adjunct Research Fellow at the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, Victoria University of Wellington Te Herenga Waka. She has edited numerous museum, art gallery, and scholarly books, essays, and monographs, has published several natural and social histories, and has contributed articles and regular columns for diverse publications. Her scholarly research explores ways of perceiving, interpreting, and safeguarding natural heritage in Aotearoa.