The Tyee’s Andrew Nikiforuk spends two days with the globally bestselling botanist, author and filmmaker. Their conversation, so rich it merits five parts, ranges from plant medicine to climate change to healing the planet and the human heart.
In This Series
Talking with the Botanist Who Talks to Trees
Diana Beresford-Kroeger is famed for her writing on nature. We visited her home, drank whiskey, savoured her genius. Part one.
Diana Beresford-Kroeger on the Flawed Thinking that Got Us to Climate Crisis
Our conversation with the renowned botanist turns to fire, money and manual work.
‘Mother Trees’ and Diana Beresford-Kroeger: A Special Relationship
At 75, the noted scientist still finds ‘there is never a day without learning in the forest.’ Part three of our visit.
True Freedom? Diana Beresford-Kroeger Calls It ‘Saoirse’
The ancient Celtic word carries layers of meanings for today. Latest in our visit with the famed botanist.
If We Plant Billions of Trees to Save Us, They Must Be Native Trees
Do it right, says Diana Beresford-Kroeger, who raised the idea 21 years ago. Last in a series sprouting from our visit to her home.