TFN talks with Marek Snowarski, the creator of a leading website on picking mushrooms, and finds out just what draws him to the forests.
The team led by Marta Kolanowska, a biologist from the University of Łódź, aims to protect one of the most valuable ecosystems in the world which is seriously endangered as a result of deforestation of tropical areas every day.
Without the walls and rooves of traditional buildings the hotel from Gdańsk architects has been designed to resemble trees, which allows it to blend into the forest bringing guests closer to the natural world.
According to experts, the ornate, gold clasps were probably formed around the middle of the 5th Century, a period of confusion and chaos caused by the migration of barbarian tribes and the collapse of the Roman Empire.
The oak and the pine hugging each other, known as the “couple in love”, are protected by law.
Instead of smelling like coffee, the Sleep Café smells of a forest.
Forester asks bear why it isn’t sleeping despite snow covering the mountains.
To restore the hurricane-ravaged forest, over 3,000 people banded together to create the huge Polish Eagle using 23,000 birches, 67,000 pines and hundreds of larches - in just one day.
The school says that the idea behind having classes in the forest is to combat nature deficit. The theory is that many of today’s child health problems like allergies, obesity, depression and ADHD derive from children having a lack of contact with nature.