Sustaining living rivers

@article{Karr2004SustainingLR,
  title={Sustaining living rivers},
  author={James Karr and Ellen W. Chu},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={422},
  pages={1-14}
}
Rivers cannot continue to meet society's needs, or the needs of living things, if humans continue to regard river management as a purely political or engineering challenge. The flow of rivers is part of a greater flow, the planet's water cycle, which sustains not only the flow of water but the entire web of life. Ultimately, the condition, or health, of the aquatic biota is the best means of understanding and controlling humans' impact on the Earth's watercourses and on the whole water cycle… CONTINUE READING
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