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 …
The Una River is one of the most striking rivers in Balkans. Flowing in deep canyon, through spectaculars waterfalls, it is a heaven for nature. Also, it is popular rafting venue.
Waterfalls are often the most beautiful parts of the river. Learn how they are formed and how do they function.
Skradinski buk is the most impressive waterfall in Croatia. The highlight of the Krka National Park, it is a piece of heaven. However, scores of tourists trump its paths every summer, the time when the water is the scarcest.
Europe is inhabited for millennia and, therefore, nature is significantly reduced, rives of this continent are sometimes the only remnants of nature. On the other side, some rivers still roam freely.
I am proud to announce that a new film about the natural history of Croatia has been made: “Rivers, green arteries of Croatia”.
Albania is a nature redoubt with short rivers that span high mountains, deep valleys, and short lowland parts before eventually meeting the Adriatic Sea. Many of them are threatened by the dams.