Trees are the longest-lived and, apart from certain subterranean fungal growths, the largest organisms on Earth. Human relationships with them are many and varied and trees in turn connect, directly or indirectly, with all aspects of Nature. John Ruskin, the 19th century polymath, saw clearly the pluriverse, interconnectedness of the human, current and premodern, the natural and the spiritual worlds. Ewan is working, with the backing of Ruskin’s Guild, to identify the links between all aspects of the environment from the geological to the political in an rural benefice of seven parishes in Suffolk. Maps of the main environmental elements are shown below.

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