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What are rivers?

The canyons – high walls above the rivers

The canyons – high walls above the rivers

The canyons are one of the most striking features of the rivers. Learn how they are formed and where could it be found. Please follow and like us:

Waterfalls – the most beautiful parts of the river

Waterfalls – the most beautiful parts of the river

Waterfalls are often the most beautiful parts of the river. Learn how they are formed and how do they function. Please follow and like us:

TOP 10: The most beautiful waterfalls of the world

TOP 10: The most beautiful waterfalls of the world

Waterfalls are often the most striking features of the rivers. Here we present our TOP 10 waterfalls! Please follow and like us:

The most important rivers in the world

The most important rivers in the world

Uncountable rivers flow on the surface of our planet, but some of them have profound influence on the planet and human society. Please follow and like us:

Why did the early civilizations first appear in a river valley?

Why did the early civilizations first appear in a river valley?

Fertile river valleys in Asia are the cradles of the civilization. Learn why and how. Please follow and like us:

Under the waterfalls

Under the waterfalls

Rumbling and glittering waterfalls tumbling down are integral parts of the rivers, also often the most beautiful. I have explored how waterfalls look like inside. Please follow and like us:

Side-branches and dead-branches (oxbow lakes)

Side-branches and dead-branches (oxbow lakes)

Slow, even stagnant habitats of the river side-branches and dead-branches, including oxbow lakes, are the mix of the river and wetland.   Please follow and like us:

The adverse effects of the river regulation

The adverse effects of the river regulation

River regulation is altering of the course of the rivers, embanking it in the stone or cement and reducing its dynamics. Chiefly done for the erosion and flood protection, river navigation and irrigation, but it has backfired with profound negative consequences. Please follow and like […]

Benefits of the rivers

Benefits of the rivers

Preserved, natural rivers and streams, in general, offer us many benefits, not only as a conventional resource as a waterway, hydropower energy or irrigation, to name just a few. There are other, often unknown, but essential. Please follow and like us:

New understanding of the rivers

New understanding of the rivers

After centuries of abuse, rivers are finally seen not only as a resource but much more complex and fragile systems, with many other benefits. Based on new scientific vision, many countries are protecting the rivers. Please follow and like us: