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Art, eco-activism and trees/plants. This collection of links was built up through a project called Beuysterous - promoting art & creative activism for trees & forests, inspired by Joseph Beuys with his 7,000 Oaks project. https://beuysterous.wordpress.com/

Climate Museum UK
Community sites & projects
Moving image & film
Books, stories and articles
Artists and exhibitions
About trees
Creative enquiry
Made from wood/trees
Play, events and learning in forests
Acts of Tree Kindness
Protest
Creative ecology ideas
Memorial for Lost Trees
Mychorrizae/Mycelium
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Community sites & projects

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing of our climate-changed corner of the world? Submit you images to our #CapturingClimateChange gallery

The Church Forests of Ethiopia – Emergence Magazine

The Church Forests of Ethiopia – Emergence Magazine

In this film and essay, Jeremy Seifert and Fred Bahnson travel to Ethiopia to gain a deeper understanding of how our fate is tied with the fate of trees.

A Three-Story Tree Acts as a Scaffold for a Growing Community in a Mural by Ethan Murrow

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

London’s Urban Forest; an Art of the Ongoing - South London Gallery

London’s Urban Forest; an Art of the Ongoing - South London Gallery

The South London Gallery, which has been free and open to the public for more than 125 years, presents contemporary art exhibitions, film and performance events, with integrated education projects for children, young people and adults.

Agnes Denes

Agnes Denes

Agnes Denes

Home | furzedownoak

Home | furzedownoak

Home | furzedownoak

Furzedown Oak project - Tooting

What is the Furzedown Oak Project?

The latest Tooting blogs published by Tooting Daily PRSS

Moving image & film

Permaculture magazine

An unmissable film showcasing how permaculture holds many solutions to the problems of today. From farms and smallholdings, to landscapes, communities and cities.

Lemon Tree (2008) Trailer - YouTube

Lemon Tree (2008) Trailer

Lemon Tree (AKA Etz Limon): Trailer

This is "HISTORY TREES" by Daniel Saul on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

HISTORY TREES

This is "HISTORY TREES" by Daniel Saul on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

We Live in an Ocean of Air Video Excerpt on Vimeo

We Live in an Ocean of Air

WE ARE HAPPY TO SAY THE SHOW HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL THE 5TH MAY AT THE SAATCHI GALLERY, LONDON. This is s very short blip from our rehearsal space - a speaky peak…

Adam Chodzko film

Adam Chodzko - O, you happy roots, branch and mediatrix

Adam Chodzko O, you happy roots, branch and mediatrix 2020 Excerpt from an infinite duration two screen video, Hildegard von Bingen’s lingua ignotae and imag...

The Botanical Mind

The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and The Cosmic Tree

Humanity’s place in the natural order is under scrutiny as never before, held in a precarious balance between visible and invisible forces: from the microsco...

Wander Episode 4 - Natascha McElhone at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - YouTube

Wander Episode 4 - Natascha McElhone at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

CREATIVE JUICE BY RIBENA SUPPORTS WANDER: Episode 4 - Natascha McElhone reads a passage about 'Trees' by Hermann Hesse, at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Walk th...

Podcast: A fly’s-eye-view of Among the Trees | Southbank Centre

Podcast: A fly’s-eye-view of Among the Trees

Poet Holly Corfield Carr, exploring human and non-human ways of looking at and listening to trees in this podcast related to the Hayward Gallery exhibition Among the Trees.

2040 is available online in the UK and Ireland now! Watch now and Join the Regeneration!

2040 - Full Trailer

Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced ...

This is "David Nash - Ash Dome" by Culture Colony on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

David Nash - Ash Dome

This is "David Nash - Ash Dome" by Culture Colony on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Trees talk, know family ties and care for their young? Is this too fantastic to be true? German forester Peter Wohlleben ('The Hidden Life of Trees') and…

Intelligent Trees - The Documentary

Trees talk, know family ties and care for their young? Is this too fantastic to be true? German forester Peter Wohlleben ('The Hidden Life of Trees') and…

Hayward Gallery’s Marie-Charlotte Carrier explores how trees challenge our sense of time in this short video from 2020’s Among the Trees exhibition

Among the Trees - Walking Among Giants: The Lifespan of Trees | Hayward Gallery

Subscribe for the latest videos from Royal Festival Hall, Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room + more: http://bit.ly/SBCsubscribe Follow us...

Treeline (Full Film) | The Secret Life of Trees - YouTube. Patagonia Films presents Treeline: A Story Written in Rings, available in full for the first time. Follow a group of skiers, snowboarders, scientists and healers to the birch forests of Japan, the red cedars of British Columbia and the bristlecones of Nevada, as they explore an ancient story written in rings. Suggested by Wild Tree Adventures

Treeline (Full Film) | The Secret Life of Trees

Patagonia Films presents Treeline: A Story Written in Rings, available in full for the first time. Follow a group of skiers, snowboarders, scientists and hea...

Cyprien Gaillard - Nightlife - YouTube "The final scenes return to Cleveland, where the German oak tree gifted to African-American gold-medallist Jesse Owens by Nazi organisers of the 1936 Olympic Games stands in the courtyard of the athlete’s former high school." Suggested by Hilary Jennings

Cyprien Gaillard - Nightlife

Nightlife, 2015. Vidéo 3D (couleur, son), 14min 56s. Dans cet extrait d’une œuvre se déroulant en quatre scènes, à Cleveland, Los Angeles et Berlin, l’artist...

My Neighbour Totoro – review | Culture | The Guardian

My Neighbour Totoro – review

Hayao Miyazaki's family fantasy is full of benign spirituality, prelapsarian innocence, but little icky sentiment, writes Steve Rose

The Actual '73 Giving Tree Movie Spoken By Shel Silverstein - YouTube

The Actual '73 Giving Tree Movie Spoken By Shel Silverstein

FARP reminiscing back to grade school at Holy Family in Parma, Ohio.

Fantastic Fungi: A film by Louie Schwartzberg on Mycelial Connection

Fantastic Fungi: A film by Louie Schwartzberg on Mycelial Connection

Watch Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees Online | Vimeo On Demand on Vimeo

Watch Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees Online | Vimeo On Demand

Take a walk in the woods with acclaimed Irish-Canadian scientist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, as she reveals our profound human connection to the ancient…

Eradicating ecocide in Ireland to make sustainability legal

Update 15. 4. 2013: This motion to end ecocide was presented by Cathy Fitzgerald, Carlow Kilkenny Green Party and unanimously adopted by the Green Party of Ireland and Northern Ireland at the 2013 Green Party annual Convention in Galway on 13 April, 2013. My thanks to all who supported this. Please do not forget to…

Books, stories and articles

The Wisdom of Birch, Oak, and Yew, by Penny Billington

Enhance and enrich your life by engaging with the natural world. Experience the peace and zest for life that only the trees can give. Discover the wisdom of three significant Druid trees and learn how you can apply their lessons to your life. Enjoy t...

The Secret Therapy of Trees by Marco Mencagli, Marco Nieri: 9781984824141 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

In The Secret Therapy of Trees, Marco Mencagli and Marco Nieri explore the relationship between plants and organisms, and illustrate how to benefit from...

Ariel Dorfman: ‘Reading together is a way of enjoying new experiences’ | Life and style | The Guardian

Ariel Dorfman: ‘Reading together is a way of enjoying new experiences’

The author on walking in forests, re-reading the classics in bed and the pleasure of living near his son

Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life – Brain Pickings

Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life

“When we have learned how to listen to trees, then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.”

The Cosmic Miracle of Trees: Astronaut Leland Melvin Reads Pablo Neruda’s Love Letter to Earth’s Forests – Brain Pickings

The Cosmic Miracle of Trees: Astronaut Leland Melvin Reads Pablo Neruda’s Love Letter to Earth’s Forests

“Anyone who hasn’t been in the Chilean forest doesn’t know this planet. I have come out of that landscape, that mud, that silence, to roam, to go singing through the world.”

Rob Kesseler

Charlotte Mew: “The Trees Are Down” by Molly… | Poetry Foundation

A poet anticipates the contemporary narrative lyric—and her own unfortunate end.

Artists and exhibitions

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing of our climate-changed corner of the world? Submit you images to our #CapturingClimateChange gallery

Tristram Hillier (1905-1983)

From BBC Your Paintings From Magnolia Box

Tangled Roots and Mossy Branches Loom through Heavy Fog in Mystical Photographs by Neil Burnell

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

London’s Urban Forest; an Art of the Ongoing - South London Gallery

London’s Urban Forest; an Art of the Ongoing - South London Gallery

The South London Gallery, which has been free and open to the public for more than 125 years, presents contemporary art exhibitions, film and performance events, with integrated education projects for children, young people and adults.

BE DAMMED (ongoing Project) | Carolina Caycedo

This Is Not Water / Esto No Es Agua, 2015

BE DAMMED (ongoing Project) | Carolina Caycedo

A virtual tour of Mushrooms | Somerset House

A tour of Mushrooms: The Art, Design & Future of Fungi

Watch a virtual tour of the exhibition Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi. The exhibition explores the colourful cultural legacy of the humble mu...

Tree - Sculpture in the City

Tree - Sculpture in the City

The Tree is a sound work that artificially amplifies a recording of birdsong through speakers located in an actual tree. It was first presented outside the SKC Cultural Centre in Belgrade, previously a social club for the secret police, which Abramović and her fellow students repurposed after calling for official acknowledgment of their artistic activities, …

HISTORY TREES on Vimeo

HISTORY TREES

This is "HISTORY TREES" by Daniel Saul on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Conflicted Seeds + Spirit exhibition by Ackroyd & Harvey

Conflicted Seeds + Spirit exhibition by Ackroyd & Harvey

Conflicted Seeds + Spirit is an exhibition by artists Ackroyd & Harvey. It was first presented by the University of Cambridge at the David Attenborough Building. The exhibition explore the links between fundamental biology, global conservation, the Museum’s collections and human ecologies.

Album — Forests Without Frontiers

Album — Forests Without Frontiers

The Album

Among the Trees: I. ash to ask the questions / II. questions to ask the ash - holly corfield carr

Among the Trees: I. ash to ask the questions / II. questions to ask the ash

A pair of poems for the one-leaved ash was commissioned by the Hayward Gallery as part of Among the Trees, an exhibition of 38 artists exploring human (and more-than-human) relationships with trees...

Either a song, drink or dance, the orchard ‘wassail’ was once both widespread and specific to each of the cider-producing regions across England. Just as wassailing chants grew from the same landsc...

Hengrove Wassail

Either a song, drink or dance, the orchard ‘wassail’ was once both widespread and specific to each of the cider-producing regions across England. Just as wassailing chants grew from the same landsc...

To Bough and To Bend - Bridge Projects - 6820 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles

To Bough and To Bend

VIEW ALL ARTWORKS HERE. (https://privateviews.artlogic.net/2/1537d56c08d75d47d4ad52/) Please contact Vicki Phung Smith (mailto:vsmith@bridgeprojects.com) for availability and prices. The Bodhi Tree is said to be the site of Sidd...

George Shaw on the story behind his painting The New Romantic | Southbank Centre

George Shaw on the story behind his painting The New Romantic

Artist George Shaw discusses his painting The New Romantic (2016-2020), which features in the Hayward Gallery exhibition, Among the Trees

Richard Geraint Evans | GPS Trees™

Gallery

Richard Geraint Evans is a London-based fine artist. Here you can commission or buy a "GPS Trees" drawing.

About trees

Tree of the week: 'I whispered to the Lone Pine, asking it to hold on until we returned' | Life and style | The Guardian

Tree of the week: 'I whispered to the Lone Pine, asking it to hold on until we returned'

Tree of the week: 'I whispered to the Lone Pine, asking it to hold on until we returned' | Life and style | The Guardian

Elon Musk, Greta Thunberg, Rishi Sunak, Donald Trump — trees suddenly have an eclectic mix of fans, all drawn to the apparent simplicity of their carbon-locking power. Now Big Oil has joined the party, in a big way.

Investigation: The Problem with Big Oil’s ‘Forest Fever’

Elon Musk, Greta Thunberg, Rishi Sunak, Donald Trump — trees suddenly have an eclectic mix of fans, all drawn to the apparent simplicity of their carbon-locking power. Now Big Oil has joined the party, in a big way. Over the past year, BP, Total, Eni, Equinor and ConocoPhillips have invested millions of dollars in forest projects to offset their greenhouse gas emissions.

This burned tree has a very intricate pattern underneath the bark. : pics

This burned tree has a very intricate pattern underneath the bark.

A place for pictures and photographs.

Fast-growing mini-forests spring up in Europe to aid climate

Miyawaki forests are denser and said to be more biodiverse than other kinds of woods

The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales – Brain Pickings

The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales

“Life [exists] only because of a myriad of synchronicities that bring us to this particular place at this particular moment. In return for such a gift, the only sane response is to glitter in…

XPRIZE Impact Roadmaps

IMPACT ROADMAP: FUTURE OF FORESTS

For more details visit https://impactmaps.xprize.org/forests --------------------------------------- ABOUT XPRIZE XPRIZE is an educational (501c3) nonprofit ...

10 Tree Planting Projects & How to Start Your Own Tree Planting Project

Here's 10 tree planting projects around the globe making big strides to plant more trees and guidance if you want to start your own tree planting project.

Celtic Culture - February: The Rowan Tree

This time of year, when the influence of winter is waning and the first imaginations of spring are in the air, is when the Rowan tree is represented on the Celtic calendar. This is a time of subtle beginnings and dream time. Early February is the energetic seed of spring that peaks on the vernal equinox.

Agroforestry: Boost Food Production And Reduce Climate Change

Agroforestry: Boost Food Production And Reduce Climate Change

Forest is a self-regulating ecosystem. When trees or leaves fall, they decompose into the soil, providing additional nutrients for more growth. Trees provide soil stability to prevent erosion and…

Trees and Woods

The Day My Head Exploded

Trees and Woods

25 Photos of Madeira's Dreamy Fanal Forest by Albert Dros

Enchanting Photos of Madeira's Ancient Fanal Forest Filled With 500-Year-Old Trees

Drink in the picturesque landscape of the dreamy Fanal forest in Madeira. Filled with ancient trees, visitors flock to take in the scenery.

Forests Without Frontiers

Forests Without Frontiers

Planting trees for future generations around the world - protecting the last ancient forests with the support of global musicians and artists.

Great Trees of London Map - Printed Guide to London's Great Trees – Blue Crow Media

Great Trees of London Map

Edited by Paul Wood, our Great Trees of London Map reveals highlights from London’s uniquely diverse urban forest. Featuring rare species, magnificent English oaks, an ancient yew and the finest flowering cherries, this wide selection of trees spans from Kew Gardens to Greenwich Park, and Tottenham to Brixton.

What's the tree on your street? #TreeTalk helps you find out about your local trees, and we'll devise a walking route to explore them from your front door too.

TreeTalk

TreeTalk Website

Susurrations, the songs trees sing in the wind and how writers and musicians capture these

BBC Radio 4 - The Susurrations of Trees

Susurrations, the songs trees sing in the wind and how writers and musicians capture these

Greater Mekong countries 'lost one-third of forest cover in 40 years'

Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam have lost nearly 40m ha of forest cover since 1980, a new report shows

Nice Shades: 7 Fast Growing Shade Trees to Slash Your Electric Bill

Planting shade trees will help keep your home and yard cooler in the summer heat, saving you both money and energy, while adding wildlife habitat to the neighborhood.

Creative enquiry

In Kalimantan and Sumatra, fires consumed over 21,000sq. km of forest and farmland in 2015. Combining fieldwork with satellite image analysis, we established that drainage and ‘monocropping’ by agricultural corporations were direct causes, supporting calls for recognition of a new crime: ecocide.

Ecocide In Indonesia

In Kalimantan and Sumatra, fires consumed over 21,000sq. km of forest and farmland in 2015. Combining fieldwork with satellite image analysis, we established that drainage and ‘monocropping’ by agricultural corporations were direct causes, supporting calls for recognition of a new crime: ecocide.

Made from wood/trees

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Play, events and learning in forests

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Acts of Tree Kindness

Susurrations, the songs trees sing in the wind and how writers and musicians capture these

BBC Radio 4 - The Susurrations of Trees

Susurrations, the songs trees sing in the wind and how writers and musicians capture these

Protest

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Creative ecology ideas

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Memorial for Lost Trees

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing of our climate-changed corner of the world? Submit you images to our #CapturingClimateChange gallery

Mychorrizae/Mycelium

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Other Pins

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing of our climate-changed corner of the world? Submit you images to our #CapturingClimateChange gallery

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing of our climate-changed corner of the world? Submit you images to our #CapturingClimateChange gallery

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

What are you seeing of our climate-changed corner of the world? Submit you images to our #CapturingClimateChange gallery

Tristram Hillier (1905-1983)

From BBC Your Paintings From Magnolia Box

The Wisdom of Birch, Oak, and Yew, by Penny Billington

Enhance and enrich your life by engaging with the natural world. Experience the peace and zest for life that only the trees can give. Discover the wisdom of three significant Druid trees and learn how you can apply their lessons to your life. Enjoy t...

Tree of the week: 'I whispered to the Lone Pine, asking it to hold on until we returned' | Life and style | The Guardian

Tree of the week: 'I whispered to the Lone Pine, asking it to hold on until we returned'

Tree of the week: 'I whispered to the Lone Pine, asking it to hold on until we returned' | Life and style | The Guardian

The Secret Therapy of Trees by Marco Mencagli, Marco Nieri: 9781984824141 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

In The Secret Therapy of Trees, Marco Mencagli and Marco Nieri explore the relationship between plants and organisms, and illustrate how to benefit from...

Elon Musk, Greta Thunberg, Rishi Sunak, Donald Trump — trees suddenly have an eclectic mix of fans, all drawn to the apparent simplicity of their carbon-locking power. Now Big Oil has joined the party, in a big way.

Investigation: The Problem with Big Oil’s ‘Forest Fever’

Elon Musk, Greta Thunberg, Rishi Sunak, Donald Trump — trees suddenly have an eclectic mix of fans, all drawn to the apparent simplicity of their carbon-locking power. Now Big Oil has joined the party, in a big way. Over the past year, BP, Total, Eni, Equinor and ConocoPhillips have invested millions of dollars in forest projects to offset their greenhouse gas emissions.

This burned tree has a very intricate pattern underneath the bark. : pics

This burned tree has a very intricate pattern underneath the bark.

A place for pictures and photographs.

Fast-growing mini-forests spring up in Europe to aid climate

Miyawaki forests are denser and said to be more biodiverse than other kinds of woods

The Church Forests of Ethiopia – Emergence Magazine

The Church Forests of Ethiopia – Emergence Magazine

In this film and essay, Jeremy Seifert and Fred Bahnson travel to Ethiopia to gain a deeper understanding of how our fate is tied with the fate of trees.

Permaculture magazine

An unmissable film showcasing how permaculture holds many solutions to the problems of today. From farms and smallholdings, to landscapes, communities and cities.

Tangled Roots and Mossy Branches Loom through Heavy Fog in Mystical Photographs by Neil Burnell

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

A Three-Story Tree Acts as a Scaffold for a Growing Community in a Mural by Ethan Murrow

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Floral hand by Xelistroll.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Floral hand by Xelistroll on DeviantArt

Inspired by artworks of Cal Redback. All used photos are mine. Floral hand

Cal Redback - Treebeard #5 | My friend Jérôme Gimenez (check his portfolio… | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Treebeard #5

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