Gods, Wasps and Stranglers: the Secret History and Redemptive Future of Fig Trees
Mike Shanahan, Rainforest Ecologist and Author
Many of us think of figs as just something to eat, but according to Rainforest Ecologist Mike Shanahan, fig trees have influenced humanity and the world around us in profound ways. He joins us to shed more light on figs and their many uses, and to discuss his book Gods, Wasps and Stranglers, which details the secret history and redemptive future of fig trees.
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