NWNL on the Clinch River for World Rivers Day!

Did you know that more than 48 freshwater mussel species can be found in the Clinch Valley region? The Clinch River flows through the southwestern tip of Virginia to join the Tennessee River which in turn joins the Ohio, a major tributary to the Mississippi. Mussels purify the water and a single mussel can filter … Continue reading NWNL on the Clinch River for World Rivers Day!

It’s National Estuaries Week! Sept 23-29, 2013!

Can we afford clean water?

"Can we afford clean water? Can we afford rivers and lakes and streams and oceans which continue to make possible life on this planet? Can we afford life itself? Those questions were never asked as we destroyed the waters of our nation, and they deserve no answers as we finally move to restore and renew … Continue reading Can we afford clean water?

Beautiful scenes and terrifying views of how humankind intersects with water resources.

WATER, an upcoming exhibit of Edward Burtynsky photographs, is on NWNL's radar. His photography addresses categories:¬†distressed ecosystems, infrastructure control, agriculture, aquaculture, waterfront, and waterway sources. Two NYC galleries will feature his work in mid-September-November: Howard Greenberg Gallery and Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Watermark, a documentary film by Burtynsky in collaboration with Jennifer Baichwal,¬†explores the impacts of … Continue reading Beautiful scenes and terrifying views of how humankind intersects with water resources.

2nd Annual ‘Mara Day’ to raise awareness of degradation of Mara River basin ecosystem

On September 15th, stakeholders from Kenya, Tanzania and surrounding communities will come together to celebrate Mara Day to focus on the health of the Mara River. Informative activities and presentations aim to foster discussions on water quality, pollution, deforestation, drought and other environmental and social challenges facing the MRB and its sustainable development. More than … Continue reading 2nd Annual ‘Mara Day’ to raise awareness of degradation of Mara River basin ecosystem