Friday, November 20, 2009

Why a Fig Tree?

The fig tree is the most important tree in the rainforest and the ultimate expression of how fragile and complex our planet is.

Providing fruit all year round, figs are essential to the survival of many animals in the tropical rainforest. However, without the activities of a tiny wasp, this most vital of producers would have no chance of survival.

This blog is aimed at highlighting just how fragile our ecosystems are, and how easy it is for humans to disrupt the intricate relationships between plants and animals that hold the fibres of our planet together.

I would like to encourage any young conservationist to step forward and share their views and discoveries on this platform. If there is anything that you feel strongly about and want to shout it from a mountain... well I don't have a mountain but maybe this is a start!

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