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Are the trees talking to you?
Well, maybe. But we know for sure they are communicating with each other.
“Ever been in a forest and thought you heard whispering? Maybe it wasn’t in your head.”
This is Suzanne. (See Pic here) She studies tree “networks.”
She has found vast underground tree root systems that are kind of like giant brains.
Like the neurons in our own brains, trees send messages via their roots. So when you walk into a forest, it’s likely that all the trees are networked with each other, including other species of tree, as far as you can see.
In fact, she says that trees aren’t only communicating, but are also sending resources back and forth to help out other trees — even if they are a different kind of tree.
So, this might be a Douglas fir sending a little carbon love…
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