By contrast, the needles of a ponderosa pine in the Colorado Rockies are so stiff and unbending that even a small gust creates a sound like a huge landslide.
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Specialised equipment reveals sounds too faint or obscure for our ears or other senses to detect unaided. Ultrasonic clicks and fizzles reveal the passage and cease of sap inside the trunk of a green ash. A work about woodland bioacoustics the sound world of living things might seem charming but ultimately only of interest to specialists. In The Forest Unseen: Informed by his regular practice of meditation as well as his professional training as a scientist, his aim, first and foremost, was simply to pay attention. Over time, he began to see the little patch of ground as a forest mandala, analogous to the figures in which Buddhists find a gateway to the universe.
The Songs of Trees is the equal of the earlier work in its scientific depth, lyricism and imaginative reach. This time Haskell expands his view to 12 trees over time in different parts of the world.
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