FRED HAGENEDER’S GATEWAY TO THE MEANING OF TREES IN CULTURE AND CONSCIOUSNESS

THE MEANING OF TREES

WORLD TREE NEWS

Cultural history

spirit bear in its home habitat. © jon rawlinson/creative commons
The Great Bear Rainforest, one of the world’s largest remaining tracts of unspoiled temperate rainforest, has finally found legal protection and park status.
Seljalandfoss waterfall in Iceland. © RomanSlavik/shutterstock.com
Pope Francis is calling for radical transformation of politics, economics, and individual mindsets and lifestyles to truly begin caring for the Earth.
logos of the Church in Wales and the AYG in front of the ancient yew tree at Llansoy. Photo © Peter Norton
There is no legal protection for the ancient yew trees of Britain. With the help of the AYG, the Church in Wales is pioneering a change for the better.
clearfelling site in Romania. © Environmental Investigation Agency
Europe’s last extensive old-growth forests are vanishing fast, due to ‘semi-legal’ logging. For cheap wooden products in shops all over Europe (and the UK).
flooded lowlands in Cumbria. © JoJoH/shutterstock.com
Subsidized mass clearance of trees and shrubs plus the spreading of maize monocultures, the worst crop for soil erosion, guarantee severe floods downstream.
light and shade projections on an old yew tree, Newlands Corner, Surrey, England. © Fred Hageneder
When a massive paedophile ring was uncovered in British media business, the police (MET) did not find a more inappropriate name than 'Operation Yewtree’.