Nature and everything in it was in a perfect natural peaceful balance. By the wrong choice made by the first human beings there came a crack in perfection and in the relationship between the Creator and other creatures.
Created in the image of God man has 49 sefirot in him or a 49-step process of self-refinement, having received orders from his Maker Who expect to fit man in His holy Plan.
After having brought structure in the cosmic chaos living creatures after their kind, came to populate waters and land. Last but not least human beings got the breath of life in them to multiply on earth.