Clever animation reveals hidden cost of deforestation in less than 1 minute

What's a biotop? Essentially it's a habitat with a consistent environment that supports a stable array of wildlife. As we know, ecosystems are incredibly interconnected and changing the balance at one level has ramifications well down the food chain. Polish graphic designer Jola Ba?kowka has created a great short animation to illustrate these effects, specifically long term strategy to help save wild tigers by restoring their habitats. The Mother News Network has a great explanation of the video and its background.