Once again “Eating dirt”. (To be translated on next Friday´s post)

Charlotte-Gill300pxI have already mentioned that one of the best books dealing with ecology that I have ever read is “Eating Dirt” by Charlotte Gill, just take a look:

Fourteen thousand years ago, this land was buried in Pleistocene ice. The ecosystems underneath flattened, scree-strewn, beaten down under the weight of glaciers. A few millennia later the ice receded, and life crept back in from the fringes. Lodgepole pine edged north from California. A few thousand years after that, as the climate cooled and moistened, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce took over…

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