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In French, "Tronc commun" is an expression that can refer to both the trunk of a tree and the core of the human body, making clear reference to the similarity of purpose and suggesting that trees and human beings are part of the same destiny.
The male body appearing as a tree trunk. Sawing trees is shown as committing suicide, the mark left by the white line is a metaphor: a knife piercing a heart.
The female body, with her protective hands like leaves under the moon. A metaphor of deforestation, which should be banned to prevent global warming. The human role is to protect, not destroy, trees.