Whenever you ask someone where they are from they tell you and then go on about how their country is the most beautiful on the planet. In the case of Croatia, they are right. I mean, just check out these pictures of Plitvice National Park.
This is probably as close to Eden as we are going to ever get, I am seriously considering booking my flight there right now. Check out the gallery for images of Plitvice National Park; it may make you change your mind on preserving out environment because we want places like this to stick around.