The Klamath is a river in peril, plagued by dangerously poor water quality and collapsing salmon populations. That could start to change as early as 2022, when four dams are likely to come down on the river — the biggest dam-removal and river-restoration project in history. Dam removal is expected to help solve many, but not all, of the river’s challenges, and understanding the change that does happen is crucial to planning the next steps for improving the river’s health.#environment #dam #removal #Klamath #river #earthislandjournal
Welcome to the Santa Fe River Bill of Rights Campaign (SAFEBOR)#SantaFe #river #Florida #water #life
FIVE REASONS TO SUPPORT SAFEBOR
1. Our laws are failing to protect the Santa Fe River because the river does not currently have legal rights of its own.
2. The Santa Fe River and springs are part of the largest concentration of #freshwater #springs in the world; they deserve to exist and to thrive.
3. The Santa Fe River is pivotal in the economic, social, cultural, and spiritual life of Alachua County’s citizens, and is used to “brand” Alachua County.
4. We want our children to be able to have the same experiences we’ve enjoyed in the springs and on the river.
5. The Santa Fe River springs are the top layer of the groundwater that supplies our #drinking #water. If we save the springs, we save our drinking water.
In Tatarstan, the Volga became very shallow. In the area of Kazan, islands appeared, the bottom was exposed, and an ancient paving appeared, which had been under water for many years. There are citizens with metal detectors, who detect old coins and various household items.https://www.newsru.com/russia/16may2019/kazan_volga.html
В Татарстане сильно обмелела Волга. В районе Казани появились острова, обнажилось дно, и предстала древняя мостовая, которая много лет была под водой. На месте появились горожане с металлоискателями. Искателям удается обнаружить старинные монеты и различные предметы быта.
The Danube is an extraordinary river: at around 2850 kilometres in length, it is the second longest river in Europe after the Volga. On this length, the Danube connects ten countries with very different cultures. It is also very idiosyncratic because it is the only major river in Europe that flows from west to east. It was and is one of the most important trade routes in Europe. On its long course, it takes on all the forms that a river can have: from almost stagnant waters to torrential torrents.
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Especially impressive is the statue of the Dakerkönig Decebalus at the mouth of the Mraconia on the Serbian bank of the Danube. The Romanian businessman Iosif had the huge stone head carved directly into the mountain at Drăgan The colossus, completed in 2005 after ten years of work, is the largest rock sculpture in Europe with a height of 40 metres and a width of 25 metres. [source]#river #danube #germany #sculpture #water #Serbia
The emerging international rights-of-nature movement aims to address the way western legal systems treat nature as property, making the living world invisible to the law. It uses western legal constructs, such as personhood and rights-based approaches, to shift the status of nature from property to a subject in law in an effort to protect the natural world.#nature #environment #personhood #awakening #nature-rights #naturerights #rights-of-nature #movement #river #Ganges #Yamuna #Fitzroy #Yarra #Atrato #Margaret #TeUruwera #Whanganui #Taranaki #rights-for-nature