Rivers are an important part of the Earth. They are home to a variety of life, and humans have come to depend on them for food and transportation. But the actions of humans are harming these important ecosystems. Why do humans need to protect rivers? What can every person do to help protect the important resources rivers provide? Endangered Rivers answers these questions by engaging readers with lively text, graphic features, and stunning photography. Readers will discover why rivers matter to them and the part they can play in protecting them.