Around-the-World by River

Clavey Falls on the Tuolumne River in California
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Rowing on the Nile Through Cairo

"Spanning four different trips, I have paddled much of the Nile, the world's longest river. Most people tend to be familiar with the lower Nile as it runs through Cairo and the rest of Egypt, and without question this is a wonderful part of the river, particularly from a historic perspective. But the upper parts of the river are also magical." Mark Angelo

For the past four decades river conservationist Mark Angelo has traveled on hundreds of the world's waterways, including the storied Nile, Mekong, Amazon, and Yangtze. Many of his travels and experiences are highlighted in his new Riverworld presentation that premiered in Vancouver on September 25, and which will be held in other North American cities in coming months.

Celebrating the International Year of Fresh Water, Riverworld focuses on river travel, the threats confronting rivers, and the plight of many river-based indigenous people and cultures throughout the world.

Angelo is the head of the Fish, Wildlife, Recreation Department at the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is an Order of Canada recipient for his river conservation efforts.
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