Earth's Operating SystemNature’s largest system—Earth itself.
In the Function and Strategy section, we talked about the importance of considering the context of a particular design. In the section on The Systems View, we emphasized how thinking in systems can help you understand a design challenge at a deeper level. Now, let’s take a step further back and consider the context of nature’s largest system—Earth itself.
All life is interconnected and interdependent, but we often can’t see how. This video demonstrates that connectivity, showing how whales play a surprising role in reducing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.