Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result of the …

Waikato River

Photo: Wendy Schotsmans, River Spotlight on Te Awa Waikato (Waikato River) Wikipedia: The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand, running for 425 kilometres (264 mi) through the North Island. It rises in the eastern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, joining the Tongariro River system and flowing through Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. …

Pantanal

Photo: Water Alternatives Wikipedia: The Pantanal is a natural region encompassing the world’s largest tropical wetland area, and the world’s largest flooded grasslands. It is located mostly within the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, but it extends into Mato Grosso and portions of Bolivia and Paraguay. 2020 FiresFires in the Pantanal ecoregion – …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2021 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking journeys to the waterways of southern Nevada and the fabulous city of Las Vegas. Look for regular updates to this page and other guides mentioned below. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links page. One of the most interesting …

Rivers Links

Photo Links related to rivers presented in somewhat random fashion: 2020 EventsInternational Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers, August 3-7, 2020, Moscow AustraliaAustralian Rivers Institute Translating: RiverMāori: Awa USAhttps://www.americanrivers.org/ The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act provides three levels of river classification: wild, scenic, and recreational. Wild rivers are free of …

Rivers

Photo River = a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream Planeta.com features rivers around the world, with place-based guides and by embedding watery info onto city pages: Rivers Cities Planeta.com

Vegas Water Links

Photo: I-11 and Lake Mead Links related to Vegas Water presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘The pie keeps shrinking’: Lake Mead’s low level will trigger water cutbacks for Arizona, Nevada – @ByIanJamesLas Vegas Isn’t the Water Spendthrift You Think It Is – @AuthenticVegasBellagio Fountains Aren’t Sipping City Supplyhttps://thenevadaindependent.com/article/not-much-snow-is-falling-in-the-west-what-a-grim-snowpack-means-for-nevadas-water-supplyhttps://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2017/10/12/why-southern-nevada-is-fighting-to-build-a-250-mile-water-pipelinehttps://knpr.org/knpr/2017-09/new-springs-preserve-attraction-boils-down-story-waterhttps://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/fall-watering-restrictions-begin-in-las-vegas-valleyhttps://www.reviewjournal.com/news/science-and-technology/water-authority-to-fund-conservation-work-in-mexico/http://grist.org/cities/longtime-vegas-water-czar-warns-other-cities-to-brace-for-climate-changehttps://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/las-vegas-valley-water-district-among-nations-best-audit-shows Videos Reality Check – fall watering restrictions …

SevenSeas Media

Elsewhere on the Web SEVENSEAS Media – sevenseasmedia.org – promotes marine conservation through community engagement, online media, and ecotourism, with readers in 174 countries. Started as a project of The Ocean Foundation, SevenSeas Media works toward a shared goal of reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world and expanding ocean literacy. SEVENSEAS …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Felicidades What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a tourism case study for those keen on city parks, ecotourism, and cultural tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. …