MacKenzie River

Photo: NASA, Mackenzie River The Mackenzie River system is Canada’s largest watershed, and the tenth largest water basin in the world. The river runs 4,200 kilometers (2,600 miles) from the Columbia Icefield in the Canadian Rockies to the Arctic Ocean. Photos Planeta Canada Wild Canada Rivers Watershed

Tsunami

Lingo Cards Tsunami = a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water QuotesBecause of images that onlookers filmed of the eerie approaching waves, scientists are now able to create detailed maps of where tsunamis will hit and how the water is likely to surge inland. …

Ganges

Photo: NASA Marshall The Ganges is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into …

Henderson Island

Photo: Henderson UNESCO: Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 …

Columbia River

Photo: Michael Matti, Weisendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge Wikipedia: The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of …

UNESCO 2019 Water Conference

Photo: Water bottles Upcoming event Paris – UNESCO hosts the International Water Conference May 13-14. The event aims to advance sustainable water security and peace by leveraging intersectoral management of water resources. Hashtag: #WaterConference2019 Objectives of the conference: Bringing everyone around the table to discuss intersectoral approaches to the governance and management of water resources. …