The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone national park

Wolves are ecosystem engineers that play an important role in the habitats they live in by improving the environment and helping to increase biodiversity. Join us as Wolf Watch UK takes you on a journey through George Monbiot’s TED talk about how the reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone national park had a balancing effect on the plants, animals and even the rivers!

Filmed by Jason Cortis BSc at Wolf Watch UK
Narration from TED: “For more wonder, rewild the world” by George Monbiot. Watch the full seminar here: http://bit.ly/N3m62h

4 thoughts on “The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone national park”

  1. A brilliant piece of video, and what a testiment as to why wolves do not deserve the bad image that they so wrongly have been given over the years. Long may Wolf Watch UK continue to educate and inform the public as to the value of this magnificent animal and the contribution it makes to our environment. Well done WWUK and keep up the good work!

  2. I think this is one of the most wonderful, uplifting videos I have ever seen. At a time when the planet is being raped and destroyed in the mindless pursuit of wealth it shows how a simple change can have such a dramatic, positive and beautiful effect. It should be required watching for all politicians and business people in the hope that they might be persuaded to step back from the brink.

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