Author, Eden Project trustee, World Wildlife Fund ambassador and former BBC TV science and nature commissioner Jonathan Drori has produced a glorious love letter to trees, our most constant and varied companion. Trees shape our lives, bountiful givers of food, medicine, sanctuary – and poisons. From India’s sacred banyan to the perfumed cedars of Lebanon, take an illustrated tour of the world, with 80 trees that define each destination’s history, spiritual life and legends.
Jonathan Drori is a Trustee of the Woodland Trust and the Eden Project, an Ambassador for the WWF and was for nine years a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He is a Fellow of the Linnean Society and the Zoological Society of London, and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. In 2006 he was made CBE.