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For more wonder, rewild the world

TEDGlobal 2013 · 15:10 · Filmed Jul 2013
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Wolves were once native to the US' Yellowstone National Park — until hunting wiped them out. But when, in 1995, the wolves began to come back (thanks to an aggressive management program), something interesting happened: the rest of the park began to find a new, more healthful balance. In a bold thought experiment, George Monbiot imagines a wilder world in which humans work to restore the complex, lost natural food chains that once surrounded us.

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In his book "Feral," George Monbiot advocates the large-scale restoration of complex natural ecosystems. Full bio

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