The protection, conservation and enhancement of the Union's natural capital is one of the 9 priority objectives of the 7th General Union Environment Action Programme to 2020 'Living well, within the limits of our planet'. BISE is contributing to the improvement of the knowledge and evidence base for the European Union's environmental policy.
A freshwater lake fringed by extensive reedbeds of various species, and lying in a closed, high altitude basin. The lake is fed by rainfall, runoff, springs and small streams, with inflow from spring snow-melt being the greatest contributor. The surrounding area is semi-arid steppe and includes a small settlement and associated cultivation.
Fereydoon Kenar, Ezbaran & Sorkh Ruds Ab-Bandans. 28/03/03; Mazandaran; 5,427 ha; 36°40'N, 52°33'E. Non-Shooting Area, BirdLife IBA; includes Wildlife Refuge. An artificially maintained wetland in the South Caspian lowlands.
Learn what to do before, during and after a flood. Look up, locate, and order flood hazard maps. Print the page and keep it on hand just in case. How to prepare for a flood... Important emergency phone numbers... Flood conditions, warnings and alerts for major rivers and streams in King County ,etc...
Situated on the east coast of India, and connected to the Bay of Bengal through a narrow sea mouth, Chilika is also a lagoon. And like all coastal lagoons, its waters are rich with life. It is the largest brackish Water Lagoon with estuarine character that sprawls along the east coast. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory waterfowl found anywhere on the Indian sub-continent.
ERWP supports and encourages all stakeholders in the Elbow River Watershed to protect and enhance water quality and quantity.Their vision is to work together for ample clean water to benefit all. The organizations goals are to encourage individuals and communities take responsibility to protect and enhance water quality and quantity in the Elbow River Watershed;...
A well managed basin with improved standard of living for its people through sustainable utilization of water resources. To ensure water resources management is strengthened through Integrated Water Resources Management for sustainable utilization of water and other renewable natural resources (land, game, forests, wetlands, etc).