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World Rivers

Rivers are lifelines of our planet!

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How Many Rivers Are There in the World?

How Many Rivers Are There in the World?

Often, I have heard the question: How many rivers there are in the world? The answer is difficult, as I doubt anyone has really done the count, but it must be dozens of thousands.

Gem mining on the river – Sri Lanka

Gem mining on the river – Sri Lanka

Gem mining in Sri Lanka, and in alluvial plains in general is large business.  During my research trip to Sri Lanka, I was lucky to visit one such mine.

Rio Anzu

Rio Anzu

The Eastern Andes are extremely rich in water. Fed by extraordinary humidity, numerous rivers are born here and which flows towards the Amazon basin. One of them is Río Anzu in Ecuador, where I have spent several days.

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VIDEO: The Mrežnica River in autumn

VIDEO: The Mrežnica River in autumn

Mrežnica is one of the most beautiful Croatian Rivers. It is famous for its tufa barriers that create waterfalls and slow, almost marsh parts in between. In autumn, it is magical. See the video:

Shuar Indians from Amazon – the keepers of the tradition living on the river

Shuar Indians from Amazon – the keepers of the tradition living on the river

During my Ecuador expedition, I visited the village of Shuars, a tribe of Amazon Indians. Despite the invasion of the “civilization”, these people still live in harmony with the jungle and the rivers.

Negative effects of the dams on rivers

Negative effects of the dams on rivers

The dams are often advertised as a cheap and green energy source, but this is far from the truth. They have a range of negative effects. (more…)

Mananara – a remote village in the jungle

Mananara – a remote village in the jungle

During our expedition to Madagascar, I spent several days in one very remote village in Mananara National Park. A small stream that flows through the village is a centre of activities.

Mrežnica – the most charming Croatian river

Mrežnica – the most charming Croatian river

Despite being known all over Europe for their unspoiled waters and natural wealth, the rivers of Croatia have still not received the recognition they deserve. The Mrežnica River is one of those net gems of Croatia, whose tufa cascades remain hidden deep in an inaccessible […]

Quest of big Waterfall in Ranomafana

Quest of big Waterfall in Ranomafana

This is a story about our search for the big waterfall in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. It turned out to be more discovering the river, forest, and the wetlands. (more…)

The water crisis as one cause of the Syrian civil war

The water crisis as one cause of the Syrian civil war

There are many reasons to every war, from politics, religion, history… The same applies to Syria. One often overlooked reason is the water crisis and possibly the climate change as a root cause.


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Rivers connect, not divide

Rivers connect, not divide

River have alwqys been a border, but nowdays, they connect different nations!