When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995 after being absent for nearly 70 years, it set off a remarkable chain reaction called “trophic cascading”. The wolves transformed not just the ecosystem of Yellowstone, but also its physical geography.
“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”
– John Muir
This short video by Sustainable Man shows the incredible impact of an apex predator on its environment, as well as the true interconnectedness of Mother Nature. The narration is from British environmental journalist George Monbiot’s TED Talk, “For More Wonder, Rewild The World.”