50 ans d’explorations et d’études botaniques en forêt tropicale

2020-07-19T08:29:46+00:00Book, Forest|

Hallé, F. (2016). 50 ans d'explorations et d'études botaniques en forêt tropicale. Plaissan, Languedoc-Roussillon: MUSEO. p.368. Cet ouvrage de Francis Hallé offre enfin à chacun la découverte de la diversité de son approche du dessin. Les botanistes connaissent les dessins [...]

A survivor of vast forgotten woods


"As they listened, they began to understand the lives of the Forest, apart from themselves, indeed to feel themselves as the strangers where all other things were at home. [...] Tom's words laid bare the hearts of trees and their [...]

Forest Components

2020-07-12T04:39:03+00:00Book, Forest|

Oldeman, R.A.A. , Schmidt, P. and Arnolds, E.J.M. (1990) Foreword Per 1986, the Dutch Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries approved the five-year financial protection of a research theme 'conservation and use of forest components'. This system of protected funding was [...]

A great spiritual power


“From my perspective, I absolutely believe in a greater spiritual power, far greater than I am, from which I have derived strength in moments of sadness or fear. That’s what I believe, and it was very, very strong in the [...]

Tropical Trees and Forests: An Architectural Analysis

2020-07-12T21:50:26+00:00Book, Forest|

Hallé, F., Oldeman, R. A. A. & Tomlinson, P. B. (1978). Tropical Trees and Forests — An Architectural Analysis. XVII + 441 pages, 111 figs., 10 tables. Berlin‐Heidelberg—New York, Springer‐Verlag. ISBN 3‐540‐08494‐0. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-642-81190-6 Preface: "This book is not an exhaustive survey of [...]

I’m always astonished by a forest


I'm always astonished by a forest. It makes me realise that the fantasy of nature is much larger than my own fantasy. I still have things to learn.Günther Grass* Bibliography *Jaggi, M. (2010). A life in writing: Günter Grass. [online] [...]

Forests: Elements of Silvology

2020-07-12T21:51:28+00:00Book, Forest|

Oldeman, R.A.A. (1990). Forests: Elements of Silvology. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. Silvology is the general science of forest ecosystems, without the usual division between Man and Nature. This systematic treatment of forests intends to integrate and harmonize existing approaches with the help [...]

1e Oldeman Lezing: Duurzame ontwikkeling en circulaire economie

2020-07-12T09:28:29+00:00Oldeman Lecture|

V.l.n.r. Jack Kruf, Roelof Oldeman, Frank Dietz en Martin Kuipers. Ede, 12 oktober 2018. In de raadszaal van de gemeente Ede verzorgde Dr. Frank J. Dietz (econoom en verbonden aan het Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving, PBL) de Professor Roelof A.A. [...]

The clearest way


“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.”John Muir, naturalist.



Silvology (Latin, silva or sylva, "forests and woods"; and Ancient Greek: -λογία, -logia, "science of or study of") is the biological science of studying forests and woods, incorporating the understanding of natural forest ecosystems, and the effects and development of silvicultural practices (Wikipedia). The term complements silviculture, which deals with the art [...]

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