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If mountains were

If mountains were metaphors
and oceans were words
what tale would they tell
to the casual observer.
Would they speak of the silence
heard in the highest tree… 215 more words


Bosnia & Herzegovina, Mostar: The Jewel that Divides Two Cultures

The road from Dubrovnik snaked its way down through limestone gorges, along the banks of the pale green Neretva river, where pomegranates hung red and ripe in the orchards. 754 more words


Pearls in Peril

An adult freshwater pearl mussel on a stream bed. Image: J Webley / SNH

The freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) is an extremely long-lived species of mollusc (a 134 year old mussel was found in Estonia in 1993), found in fast flowing rivers and streams across Europe.   1,571 more words


Using garbage to pay water, phone and electricity bills

BANJARMASIN (South Kalimantan): The state water agency here has introduced a unique project that will hopefully keep the environment and rivers clean. They have introduced Trash Banks.


a Yangtze River cruise - day three - the river

In this installment of the river cruise picture essay, we present views of various scenes near the river.

A woman on a boat in a tributary to the river. 184 more words


Cascades and Waterfalls Gallery--Click on an image to view gallery!

Here’s the first gallery from our recent Western trip. This is a (teeny tiny) sample of all the tumbling waterfalls and cascades we observed as we explored the spine of the Rocky Mountains. 94 more words


Rivers State Police Command warns against Political Rallies

“The Police Command in Rivers on Wednesday warned that it would deal decisively with politicians and youths who embarked on political rallies and campaigns in the state. 215 more words