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. Google …

Danube

Photo: GSFC, Where the Danube meets the sea The Danube is the largest river in Europe, its watershed draining 801,463 square kilometers (309,447 square miles) of land. The river rises in the Black Forest mountains of western Germany and flows for some 1,770 miles (2,850 km) to its mouth on the Black Sea. Along its …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Xochimilco What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a case study in sustainable tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. On my list of top places in the …

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 …

Rivers Links

Photo Links related to rivers presented in somewhat random fashion: 2020 .@americanrivers is out with its annual Most Endangered Rivers list. Nos. 1 and 2 this year: the Upper Mississippi and the Lower Missouri. https://t.co/rx4cQpx2aa via @usatodayweather — Sammy Roth (@Sammy_Roth) April 14, 2020 Join us on a very special #MostEndangeredRivers Episode of the We …

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

Polynesia

Poster Polynesia is a subregion of Oceania, made up of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7xRzSNsUpw5rvhbY6 Wikipedia Polynesia Tapu Planeta.com Pacific Ocean Islands