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Video: Stop Telling The Trees Your Personal Secrets. They TALK To Each Other.


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JL
- 810 days ago - upworthy.com
According to Professor Suzanne Simard at the University of British Columbia, there actually are some form of "mother trees," and they can communicate with each other.



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JL A. (276)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 7:06 am
When I saw the movie "Avatar," I was under the impression that the whole "trees are networked and complex like a human brain" thing was just a symbol for the importance of the natural world. According to Professor Suzanne Simard at the University of British Columbia, there actually are some form of "mother trees," and they can communicate with each other. This is starting to freak me out.
 

Lydia D. (0)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 11:11 am
Thanks.
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Tuesday October 2, 2012, 4:21 pm
"I talk to the trees...But they don't listen to me...
Don't be too sure!
"I talk to the stars...But they never hear me
Now I am wondering...
"The breeze hasn't time...To stop, and hear what I say
Or does it just PRETEND to be in a hurry?
"I talk to them all...In vain"
Heck, you can't even trust Mother Nature any more to keep a confidence!

 

Giana Peranio-Paz (394)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 1:07 am
I completely believe that all of nature communicates in its own language. We just don't have the appropriate senses to hear it. I love trees!
 

Daphne H. (0)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 2:06 am
I'll still talk to them and tell them how wonderful they are
 

Evelyn W. (15)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 3:14 am
I don't believe that they hear us,as we don't hear them.Bunature is so wonderfult they sure do hear each other.Nature is so wonderful.Thanks for the post,noted
 

Justin M. (2)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 6:02 am
Noted
 

JL A. (276)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 6:40 am
You cannot currently send a star to Joanne because you have done so within the last week.
 

JL A. (276)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 6:41 am
You cannot currently send a star to Giana because you have done so within the last week.
 

Dianna M. (16)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 3:16 pm
Oh, great, now the TREES are talking about me behind my back!
 

Gloria H. (88)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 3:55 pm
yeah, they tell each other about insect attacks, building up resistance. Unfortunately they can't fight back with men and bulldozers, chainsaws. I get a real spooky feeling in forests. Are insects aware of us until threatened with a squishing? Are we aware that we may NOT be the only "life" in the universe?Bacteria seem to be getting it better together, building more resistance to meds. Maybe we aren't the only thing on the planet with "intelligence". There may be "life" going on coinciding on the planet with us in other dimensions, totally unaware of us as we are of them.
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 4:00 pm
Thank you. This is really interesting.
 

Terry V. (30)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 5:51 pm
thank you
 

JL A. (276)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 7:32 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Terry because you have done so within the last week.
 

Mike and Janis B. (7)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:49 am
There is much folklore about trees, upon which the ENT characters are based in Lord of the Rings. Much lore is based on some factual basis.
 

monka blanke (82)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 3:07 pm
Thank you, this is really interesting.
 
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