Steep banks of the river are extreme habitat, where some very specialized animals and plants live. They are mostly created by the river erosion. Please follow and like us:
Rivers are lifelines of our planet!
Life on rivers
Dynamical, natural river harbors many habitat and the corresponding species of the animals and plants. Such river is in constant rejuvenation and creation of new habitats. Please follow and like us:
The white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) is one the largest bird of prey found along the ricers in Europe. It is the ruler of the sky of the floodplains. Please follow and like us:
Gravel and sand bars are the layers of the sediment in the riverbed. It is not only the barren sediment; this is precious habitat for specialized animals and plants. Please follow and like us:
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. Please follow and like us:
Wetlands act as nature’s water filters. The Ecological Society of America estimates that they can remove up to 60 percent of the metals in water and up to 90 percent of the sediment from urban and agricultural runoff. Please follow and like us: