Diana Beresford-Kroeger is a botanist and medical biochemist who is an expert on the medicinal, environmental, and nutritional properties of trees. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and on NPR. A scientific advisor to the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, she lives in Ontario, Canada.
"On occasion, someone understands a subject so deeply that
information is transmuted into wisdom. This book marks one of those
occasions - it is rich and hopeful and compelling."
- Bill McKibben
"Beautifully written . . .this book delves into environmental
sciences with a fresh perspective."
- New Scientist "The essays of The Global Forest are a beautiful and poetic tribute to their subject, based on wide-ranging scientific knowledge."
- E.O. Wilson "Beresford-Kroeger is among the world's experts in forest medicine . . . She hopes that by educating people about the beneficial effect of forest environments on human health, it will encourage forest repopulation, which will, in turn, counteract the effects of global warming and pollution." -The Globe and Mail (Canada) "An important book with many significant insights into the interconnectedness of trees and other life forms."
- Orion Magazine