becoming acquainted with the importance of
water and the distinctive karst features,
people learn to act responsibly, thus contributing
to the quality of life in society and nature.
Awareness of the significance of underground
wetlands and water quality is the basis of
sustainable development in the Karst region.
underground world of Karst provides a safe
shelter to many organisms which have adapted
well to this dark, humid and food-deficient
habitat. Hidden in the silence of the safe
refuge between rocks, in the river and
lakes and even drops falling from the ceiling
many animals that cannot be found anywhere
else in the world.
Maintaining the hydrological characteristics
of the Škocjan Caves demands on-going monitoring
of water, underground life and climatic
changes. In order to efficiently protect
karst underground wetlands, it is necessary
to assess the human influence on the quality
of water and air.
in Mala dolina we can admire beatutiful
Waterfalls. (Foto: B.