How Trees Complicate Our Understanding of Gender
A few years ago, the UK’s oldest tree, a Yew that had spent thousands of years in the appearance of maleness, began to grow female berries.
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How do I raise a child to love a world that may be dying, to live with compassion in the midst of what could very well be despair?
Even before death takes a loved one, marking us with deep knowledge, we partake of death every day.
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