Wednesday, November 20, 2013

A cascade of ego and error.......

“living systems are never in equilibrium. They are inherently unstable. They may seem stable, but they’re not. Everything is moving and changing. In a sense, everything is on the edge of collapse.”

A very interesting essay that points to the National Park Service's folly of trying to enhance the elk population at Yellowstone National Park.  Fans of the "Law of Unintended Consequences" will be sure to enjoy this one.

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