Start your morning by reducing the trash that pollutes our watersheds!

Monday morning has closed in on us once again.  Although some of us are instantly wide-awake and others keep hitting that snooze button, there is something many of us, still in PJ’s, have in common.  Coffee.  And now, with our eyes barely open, we can easily get our morning cup o’ Joe without any hassle … Continue reading Start your morning by reducing the trash that pollutes our watersheds!

NWNL Pointers on Stayin’ COOL

Sparked by a blog by John Cronin, Hudson Riverkeeper (1983-2000), Founding Director/CEO of Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, and now Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs at pace Academy. As John Cronin wrote: “According to Stan Cox, author of the 2010 book “Losing Our Cool,” air conditioning in the US has a global-warming impact equivalent … Continue reading NWNL Pointers on Stayin’ COOL

A child’s game in Uganda

Where would we bee without pollinators?!

Did you know that pollinators make 75% of our food crops possible? Globally, about 1,000 plants we depend on for food need to be pollinated by bees, butterflies, ants, hummingbirds, bats and other small animals. June 16-22, 2014 is National Pollinator Week. Find out what ecoregion you live in for a pollinator friendly planting guide. … Continue reading Where would we bee without pollinators?!

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -Aristotle

On the banks of the Omo River

These photos were selected in response to a weekly photo challenge - the theme is HAPPY. Click here to view more images of Omo Valley cultures in Ethiopia. - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Intn’l day of ocean celebration!

Today is World Oceans Day. Did you know that 50% of all the oxygen we breathe is produced in the ocean by sea plants and phytoplankton? These microscopic organisms live in oceans, lakes and rivers and form the base of the aquatic food chain. - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director