Diana Beresford-Kroeger, author portrait
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Diana Beresford-Kroeger

DIANA BERESFORD-KROEGER, a world-recognized scientist in the fields of medical biochemistry, botany and medicine, has spent a lifetime interpreting science for the general public. In 2023, Dr. Beresford-Kroeger received the University College Cork Distinguished Alumni Award and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society Kamookak Medal. She is the author of a number of bestselling books on nature. Arboretum America: A Philosophy of the Forest won the Arbor Day Foundation Award for an exemplary educational work on trees and forests. In 2020, she received the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award for her autobiographical To Speak for the Trees. She is the author and presenter of the feature documentary Call of the Forest, which is based on her book The Global Forest. Beresford-Kroeger continues her research and writing in her private arboretum in Eastern Ontario, Canada.

Books

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