Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2020 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking our journey to the waterways of Las Vegas. Look for major updates to this page and links mentioned below. One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning …

Gulf of Mexico

Photo: Camelia TWU, Wanter, sand, and sky The Gulf of Mexico (Spanish: Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent. The U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida border the Gulf on the north, which are often referred to …

MacKenzie River

Photo: NASA, Mackenzie River The Mackenzie River system is Canada’s largest watershed, and the tenth largest water basin in the world. The river runs 4,200 kilometers (2,600 miles) from the Columbia Icefield in the Canadian Rockies to the Arctic Ocean. Photos Planeta Canada Wild Canada Rivers https://planeta.com/watershed

Aral Sea

Photo: NASA GSFC, Diminishing Sea The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/XtdoohyiBLKXT4kq7 NASA Earth Observatory: The Aral Sea is considered a freshwater lake, but is becoming increasingly saltier as water from the lake is diverted to irrigate crops. The Moderate Imaging spectroradiometers (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and …

Colorado River

Buzzwords Wikipedia: The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande). The 1,450-mile-long (2,330 km) river drains an expansive, arid watershed that encompasses parts of seven U.S. and two Mexican states. Starting in the central Rocky Mountains in the U.S., the …

Latin American Sea Turtles

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Latin American Sea Turtles – latinamericanseaturtles.com – developing Sea Turtle Conservation Projects on the Caribbean and Pacific coast of Costa Rica (Pacuare and Osa) Key Links latinamericanseaturtles.com Facebook https://www.flickr.com/photos/seaturtles @WIDECAST1 Embedded Tweets Due to the amount of comments that we have received about our Aternative Spring Break post, we have …

Ohio River

Photo: Mike, Marietta, Ohio Wikipedia: The Ohio River is a 981-mile (1,579 km) long river in the United States. It is located in the midwestern United States, flowing southwesterly from western Pennsylvania south of Lake Erie to its mouth on the Mississippi River at the southern tip of Illinois. It is the third largest river …

Rivers

Photo River = a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream Planeta.com features rivers around the world, with place-based guides and by embedding watery info onto city pages: Rivers Amazon Colorado River Columbia River Ganges Mekong River Mississippi River Nile North Platte River Rhein …

Niagara Falls

Photo: Ken Lund, Maid of the Mist Wikipedia: Niagara Falls is three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/3rsJFXGAovt9Y8Yw6 Elsewhere on the Web niagarafallsusa.com niagarafallstourism.com niagarafallsupclose.com niagara-power-vista Photos Artwork Wikipedia Niagara …