As river lovers, we all understand that everything is connected. However, we are often still surprised at the unexpected outcomes of repairing eco-systems. This short 4 minute film is a beautiful account of rivers restored to health by the re-introduction of predators. Imagine the impact re-introducing lions would have on the Lion’s River?
When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable “trophic cascade” occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains in this movie remix.
“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir