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

THE MEANING OF TREES

WORLD TREE NEWS

Mythology and shamanism

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.

bumble bee on tree flower. © lava777/fotolia.com

A team at Bristol University found that the flower visits of bees are guided by their ability to detect and ‘read’ the electric fields around the blossoms.

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’.

Idle No More protesters marching in Victoria, BC, December 21, 2012. © r.a. paterson/Creative Commons License

In November 2012, Canada's First Nations started a new incentive to raise their voices together. A new era of resourceful and peaceful protests has begun.

forest fire. @ Peter J. Wilson/shutterstock.com

The global trend for higher temperatures and changing rain patterns is a growing cause for wildfires, but forest mismanagement is a huge factor too.