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

Henderson Island

Photo: Henderson UNESCO: Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 …

World Water Week

Poster Hosted and organized by SIWI, World Water Week is the leading annual global event for concretely addressing the planet’s water issues and related concerns of international development. World Water Week 2019 will take place August 25-30, with the theme “Water for society – including all”. Hashtag: #WWWeek Key Links http://www.worldwaterweek.org https://www.siwi.org/what-we-do/worldwaterweek @siwi_water https://twitter.com/hashtag/WWWeek Background …

Platte River

Photo: Ken Lund, Bridge Crossing “The name ‘Platte’ is French for flat and was given by Canadian hunters because the stream for much of its length is broad, shallow, and flat but still below the wide level valley. It is pre-eminently the flat river” (US-T121). Wikipedia: The Platte River is a major river in the …

Rivers Links

Photo Links related to rivers presented in somewhat random fashion: Events International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers, August 3-7, 2020, Moscow Australia Australian Rivers Institute Translating: River Māori: Awa USA https://www.americanrivers.org/ The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act provides three levels of river classification: wild, scenic, and recreational. Wild rivers …

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 …

Columbia River

Photo: Michael Matti, Weisendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge Wikipedia: The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of …

Glaciers

Photo: Fox Glacier Glacier = a slowly moving river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow Wikipedia: Glacier = Persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries. Features Disappearing …

Irrigation

Photo: Australia Irrigation = the supply of water to land or crops to help growth Elsewhere on the Web https://www.pbs.org/video/smart-irrigation-jimmy-diresta-ask-toh-nvleyx https://www.rainbird.com Star Nursery Buzzwords Irrigation – Sprinklers – Water Planeta.com Water Water Links