Deep Roots

How Trees Sustain Our Planet

by Nikki Tate
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Book Description

Most of us see trees every day, and too often we take them for granted. Trees provide us with everything from food, fuel, and shelter to oxygen and filtered water. Deep Rootscelebrates the central role trees play in our lives, no matter where we live. Each chapter in Deep Roots focuses on a basic element—water, air, fire, and earth—and explores the many ways in which we need trees to keep our planet healthy and livable. From making rain to producing fruit to feeding fish, trees play an integral role in maintaining vibrant ecosystems all over the world.

Author Bio

Nikki Tate is the author of more than thirty books. She splits her time between Canmore, AB, and Victoria, BC, so she can indulge two of her passions: climbing and sailing.