Mesmerizing video speeds up Alaska's salmon-filled nutrient cycle

Paul Klaver's timelapse short film Alaska: The Nutrient Cycle takes us swiftly through Alaska's ecological cycles, where salmon crowd the rivers, spawn, get themselves eaten, and rot into the ground.

A warning to the squeamish: this video features fish being eaten by maggots, greatly sped-up. But if you enjoy the beauty of life and death, it's worth a watch.


Alaska: The Nutrient Cycle [via Vimeo Staff Picks]

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