Seas

Photo: Tasman Sea Sea = Smaller, partly landlocked sections of the ocean and certain large, entirely landlocked, saltwater lakes, such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea Examples The Caspian Sea is the world’s largest inland body of water, variously classed as the world’s largest lake or a full-fledged sea. The Dead Sea is …

Estuary

Buzzwords Wikipedia: An estuary is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea Elsewhere on the Web Estuary Facts – NOAA Soundsurvey.org.uk http://www.soundsurvey.org.uk/index.php/tidal-thames/rachel-lichtenstein New Zealand https://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/habitats/estuaries/our-estuaries The #OurEstuaries community resource will help you explore and learn …

Baltimore’s Trash Wheels

Logo Baltimore – Introducing the Trash Wheels. Mr. Trash Wheel, officially called the Inner Harbor Water Wheel, is a trash interceptor, a vessel that removes trash from the Jones Falls river as it empties into the Inner Harbor. Two additional members of the Trash Wheel “family” have since been added to patrol the Inner Harbor; …

Ningaloo Marine Park

Photo: Michael Safe, Reef Ningaloo Reef has gained an impressive reputation as one of Earth’s last ocean paradises. Take a dive with hundreds of tropical fish, colorful coral and the world’s biggest fish, the whale shark. The Ningaloo Marine Park stretches 260km from Bundegi Reef near the town of Exmouth to Amherst Point near Coral …

Ganges

Photo: NASA Marshall The Ganges is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into …

Mangrove Day

Poster July 26 is the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem (Día internacional de conservación del ecosistema de manglares). Hashtags: #MangroveDay #DíaDelManglar Key Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/mangroveday Did you know? Mangroves are extraordinary ecosystems, located at the interface of land and sea in tropical regions, which offer a considerable array of ecosystem goods and services. Although they are …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. Facebook Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande Boulevard and Pecos Road along …

Lake Ohrid

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Lake Ohrid (Macedonian: Охридско Езеро Ohridsko Ezero, Albanian: Liqeni i Ohrit) is a lake which straddles the mountainous border between the southwestern part of North Macedonia and eastern Albania. It is one of Europe’s deepest and oldest lakes, with a unique aquatic ecosystem of worldwide importance, with more than 200 endemic species. Ohrid …

Lakes

Photo Lake = a large body of water surrounded by land USA Examples Lake Mead National Recreation Area Lake Tahoe Lake Powell Great Lakes World Examples Lake Ohrid Lake Skadar Texcoco Wikipedia Lake_Chaubunagungamaug – also known as Lake Char­gogg­a­gogg­man­chaugg­a­gogg­chau­bun­a­gung­a­maugg Planeta.com Water Rivers