‘Rewilding’ Missing Carnivores May Help Restore Some Landscapes

NY Times, March 16, 2017: “We’re just uncovering these effects of large carnivores at the same time their populations are declining and are at risk,” said William Ripple, an ecologist at Oregon State University. He’s found that if you rewild some carnivores, or return them back to lost ranges, a cascade of ecological bounty may follow.