The water is not the only thing that moves in the stream. The sediment, sand, and gravel for example, “flow” too. This sediment transport has a profound effect on river dynamics.
Mulu National Park in Malaysian Borneo protects extraordinary biodiversity. It is one of the last stands of nature against the encroaching plantations of the oil palm.
The source of the Buna River in Bosnia and Herzegovina is not only natural attraction but also cultural.
Rivers are one of the most exciting features of a North American continent. From the world-famous Colorado Grand Canyon to The Mississippi, one of the longest on the world, rivers of North America are so diverse and beautiful.
Masoala National Park in Madagascar is a center of biodiversity, where many streams spring in a tropical rain forest. I was luck to spent lots of time in Masoala.
Even though the Alps look like an undefeatable fortress, many of its rivers are actually tamed, either by the dams or regulations. They are often torrents and cause flash floods. Tagliemiento in Italian Alps still resists the human encroachment, and we can observe almost pristine […]