"Over the river and through the woods To grandmother's house we go." Wherever you are, we wish you a warm, happy and safe holiday.We've enjoyed this seasons colors enriched by rains, murmurings of meandering creeks, and watershed wetlands, tributaries and confluences.Without rivers, we'd miss this glory of flora and fauna. We thank all who are … Continue reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING from No Water No Life

NWNL documents and studies entire watersheds - not just rivers and lakes, because what happens on the land is what effects water quality and availability.

How long will Earth’s carbon emissions hangover last?

Resulting climate change affects fresh water availability by creating more extreme floods and droughts worldwide. Learn more: Overview of Greenhouse Gases on EPA website Wikipedia: Carbon Dioxide in Earth's Atmosphere

A Word a Week Challenge: LINES

Click on photos to enlarge and view captions. http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/a-word-a-week-challenge-lines/#comments

A glimpse of life in the Omo River Basin

View more images here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/amj-nwnl/sets/72157626365670325/

making a difference drop by drop

It's all about stewardship.  Without grassroots efforts to protect our clean safe water, nothing will happen. Politicians and decision-makers need to hear your voice. AFRICAN PROVERB:  “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a mosquito.” - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Omo Valley Cultures in Ethiopia

If man fails to honor the rivers, he shall not gain life from them. ~ The Code of Hammurabi, 1760 BC