Since the beginning of time, the relationship between Trees and humans has been inseparable. Humans have long realized and have learnt, Trees are sentient beings and had long accepted Trees as Teachers and perceived them as profound symbols of life, death, and rebirth. Every aspect of a human being is dependent on Trees.
If humans want to feel or experience Divinely Unconditional love on Earth, Trees are the doorways to experience that divine love, being surrounded by the unconditional love of Trees. Just as the Holy and Divine Mother Ayahuasca communicated with humans through Trees, the Holy Banisteriopsis Caapi Vine, Trees cherish, nourish, guide, protect, and teach humans.
The more aware humans become, the more they can see or perceive the unconditional love from the Loving and Holy Trees.
Tree protect humans from deep within, from microbial to macro world
Mother Earth has actively sustained life through Trees and Trees have been protecting humans and life on earth.
Recently ecologist and Ph.D. researcher from the Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield, Jake M Robinson, with his research team, demonstrated how Trees are constantly protecting us from another invisible world around us. This world is full of wildlife floating all around us – the invisible biodiversity that we can not see with the naked eye.
The air is full of microscopic life forms such as tiny fungi and algae, dense clouds of bacteria, viruses that surround us. Other single-celled organisms such as protozoans and vast quantities of unknown viruses, moss spores, and Plant pollen can be found in the air we are breathing.
We are constantly absorbing all these tiny organisms daily. Studies have found up to a million microbial cells in a single cubic meter of air, and we are inhaling 100 million bacteria each day.
Where does all this invisible life come? And what does our exposure to these life forms mean for our health? To find the answers to these questions, Jake and his team set out and discover the kinds of microbes people are likely to encounter during walks in urban parks. Their study figured out that many of the life forms floating in the air originated in the soil.
On the macroscopic level, as Mother Nature created an ecosystem, there is another microscopic ecosystem thriving in the soil beneath our feet.
Soil is arguably the most biodiverse habitat on this Planet, and previously conducted research showed that a single gram of soil could contain more microbes than the total human population on the whole planet. Microbes are incredibly light, so they can very easily become airborne and carried far and wide on the wind. They can even be lifted from the soil in air bubbles that form in raindrops and attached together to dust particles that fall from the atmosphere. The study demonstrated that various layers of bacteria form in the air with different species quantities of microbes occurring at different heights. According to the authors of the study, at the average head height of a standing adult, there were fewer but also different kinds of bacteria compared with those in the air at the head level of a child or a sitting adult.
This indicates that depending on the environment, and according to one’s height and posture, one may be exposed to different microbes, some of which are bad while some are good. The author suggested that exposure to lots of different kinds of microbial life, especially in childhood, is generally considered to be good for them as it builds up a strong army of cells of the child’s immune systems that protect them from pathogens later in life.
After collecting 135 samples from different areas, the researchers found that the air in the wooded areas of an urban park in Australia contained more bacterial species but fewer potential human pathogens than nearby sports fields. Surprisingly it appears that Trees filter the microbial communities in a provided airspace, which reduces the risk of exposure to microbes that cause diseases. Trees also seem to increase microbial diversity in the air; letting more of them grow in urban areas could provide an incredibly important health benefit by improving our immune systems. This not only benefits human health but also enhances the immune systems of the animal.
Though we do not see microbes and other essential members of the microscopic world around us, they are significant and fundamental to the proper functioning of Plant health and communication and, at large, balancing the overall ecosystems by which they contribute even in climate regulation.
Trees seem to be the mediators between the microscopic and macroscopic worlds and create another symbiotic relationship with the microbial. The authors of the study concluded that there is still not enough study about this invisible world, and we still know relatively very little about the unseen life in the air we breathe.
These preliminary findings reveal a few secrets of this invisible world, and they hoped that these secrets would influence us to be aware of the role Trees play in the bigger scheme of things.
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