Forest Bathing Note 3: Why A Spaceship Should Be Like a Forest – Slog – The Stranger

Whenever I enter a forest, I always feel like an astronaut entering an ancient spaceship. One whose systems and workings were familiar to astronauts in the land before time. Such was the plant kingdom’s journey from life-rich oceans to barren and rocky land. It was like going from Earth to one of the moons of Jupiter. And they succeed, and they eventually transported us from a water-world to this new and strange one where the sea in our bodies became much like the atmosphere in an astronaut’s tank.