In 2008, the Catawba River was named the most endangered river in the United States by the advocacy group American Rivers. In this program, The Big Picture looks at the preservation of this river and the citizens that depends on it.
- Earth’s physical environment can have profound effects on its inhabitants. Geographic information about physical systems can be used to create a related safety plan in the event of a natural disaster.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how cultural characteristics are determined by a broad range of factors and interactions specific to a place.