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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 […]

How to prevent the floods?

How to prevent the floods?

Floods are natural phenomena which we can’t entirely prevent, so we have to adapt. Flood protection comprises both technical and ecological approach. Please follow and like us:

River flooding is a natural phenomenon

River flooding is a natural phenomenon

In recent years, we have seen terrible images of the destruction from the floods. Here I will refer the flooding from the river. The water has destroyed homes and other property, even human lives. But, what is the story with the floods? Please follow and […]

Floods are acts of God, but flood losses are largely acts of man

Floods are acts of God, but flood losses are largely acts of man

Preserved floodplains are best natural protection of the flood losses. Please follow and like us:

Middle Danube – heart of the European wilderness

Middle Danube – heart of the European wilderness

Middle Danube, shared by Croatia, Hungary and Serbia is one of the last preserved lowland river corridors in Europe, the old continent that saw first inhabitants thousands of years ago. The mighty Danube is a cultural and economic backbone of Central and South-East Europe. Here […]