Problem

Threatened permanent river habitats


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Threatened riverine habitats
Threatened habitats of flowing rivers
Threatened fluvial habitats
Endangered riparian wetland habitat
Threatened perennial river habitats
Threatened stream habitats
Claim:
Riparian areas are critical to water quality protection and to the maintenance and health of streams and aquatic habitat. The condition of many riparian areas suffers from past effects and many continue to receive tremendous pressure for use. Streams and riparian zones reflect the overall health of the watershed and are often the focal point for conflicting resource demands.
Aggravates:
Scarcity of game fish
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
09.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST