Photo of the Day for March 27, 2013

Spring Flood, Pripet Marshes near Pinsk 2007.  Паводка пад Пінскам 2007 год.

Spring flooding in the Pripet River basin is vital for the health of the marshes and the level of the water table.  The region bears the detrimental effects of decades of Soviet “amelioration”, which disrupted the natural ebbs and flows.  However, in some areas the nourishing spring flood is left to continue.

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