Peter Wohlleben

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Peter Wohlleben, born 1964, wanted to be conservationist since he a was a small child. He studied forestry, worked for the State Forest Administration as a civil servant for twenty years, and today is head of a forest academy in the Eifel region. He is a guest on numerous television programmes, gives talks and seminars and is the author of many books on topics relating to forests and conservation, such as “The Hidden Life of Trees” (2015), “The Inner Life of Animals” (2016) and “The Secret Network of Nature” (2017). 2019 he won the "Bayerische Naturschutzmedaille" for his unconventional and emotional way of explaining nature to us.