Who can doubt that we face many problems and ecological challenges from global warming, pollution, food production, species extinction and more on a planet with finite resources? Yet, as ecology works, all the systems are interconnected from the smallest microorganism to the largest plastic manufacturing plant.
Eco fiction is a special genre that makes a special bonding to Nature’s characters who tell their own narratives of belonging to and surviving in their environment. What better way to have a special relationship with natural characters; thereby, making an emotional connection through their trials, tribulations and inclusions of all lives in a balanced natural environment. As they share their loves for their families and communities, so will the readers feel kinship and motivational affinity to protect Nature at its best. What wonderful friends to get to know!
In a culture where powerful superheroes and Mickey Mouse abound, it is time to meet a real superhero whose continued success is essential to all life on Earth. Throughout the Incredible Journey of a Water Sprite with Roots, we can share his many experiences with lifeforms essential to ecology and amazement at several natural cycles. It is only when he encounters humankind that he feels a loss of self; and learns consciously, and sometimes painfully, the truth for the need for preservation of balance in Nature.
Why get to know a talking Birch Tree who loves Family, Community, Environment with Nature?
In fact, a tree is a perfect member of a community that shows that a body is an assembly of species and relationships, never self-contained. A tree can teach that we are an ecosystem in our own rights. Nature starts with a single cell growing to more complexity where each part has a purpose. We can best survive as a whole society if we believe in diversity and cooperation.
A special tree Dryad, as the essence of knowledge, explains how biology and ecology help each other with Nature’s most important law that everything is connected.
However, with People’s encounter, he realizes how selfish ego and short-term thinking can impact a community’s lifetime, but that Nature can recover given a chance. Giant food webs are discussed from primary Nature’s perspective and people’s secondary processes in Mega Plants and Mega Malls, along with manufactured seeds, that try to alter the essence of life on Earth. A loud clarion call is heard throughout the story that the Universe is not outside you … “what’s good for each of us is good for all of us; what hurts one of us, hurts all of us.”