Articles by Suzanne Simard

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How Trees Talk to Each Other
Suzanne Simard | TED – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Aug 2019

“A forest is much more than what you see,” says ecologist Suzanne Simard. Her 30 years of research in Canadian forests have led to an astounding discovery — trees talk, often and over vast distances. Learn more about the harmonious yet complicated social lives of trees and prepare to see the natural world with new eyes.

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The Secret Language of Trees
Camille Defrenne and Suzanne Simard | TED-Ed – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jul 2019

1 Jul 2019 – Learn how trees are able to communicate with each other through a vast root system and symbiotic fungi called mycorrhizae. Most of the forest lives in the shadow of the giants that make up the highest canopy. These are the oldest trees, with hundreds of children and grandchildren. They check in with their neighbors, share food, supplies and wisdom gained over their lives, all while rooted in place. How do they do this?

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