Amboseli Wetlands

by Pongpol Adireksarn for No Water No Life Edited by Alison Jones, NWNL Director Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest and most well-known mountain. The Maasai call it “Ol Dolnyo Oibor” (The White Mountain) because of its snow-capped top, a symbolic landmark for centuries. Besides being picturesque, Kilimanjaro has lived up to its reputation as “The Life-giving … Continue reading Amboseli Wetlands

The Water Scarcity Problem That’s Destroying Countries Pt. 1: The Situation

Guest Blog by John Hawthorne Clean water. It’s something almost all of us take for granted. We turn on the tap, fill our cup, let some spill over, and then guzzle it down. It’s a privilege we fail to recognize. There is a colossal water scarcity problem in the world. Millions of people struggle to … Continue reading The Water Scarcity Problem That’s Destroying Countries Pt. 1: The Situation

The Forgotten Forests of Egypt

By Joannah Otis for NWNL This is the sixth of our blog series on the Nile River in Egypt by NWNL Researcher Joannah Otis, sophomore at Georgetown University. Following her blogs on the Nile in Ancient Egypt, this essay addresses the importance of trees and indigenous flora to Ancient Egyptians. [NWNL has completed documentary expeditions … Continue reading The Forgotten Forests of Egypt

Nile River Flora

By Joannah Otis for No Water No Life (NWNL) This is the 5th blog in the NWNL series on the Nile River in Egypt by NWNL Researcher Joannah Otis, a sophomore at Georgetown University. This essay addresses the history and uses of the most prevalent types of flora growing in the Nile River Basin. [NWNL … Continue reading Nile River Flora

Water Resolutions for 2018

Happy New Year! We hope you'll sign on to our NWNL team resolutions for 2018 to conserve water, keep our water clean, and be more eco-friendly! 1) Use less water!  Cut shower times in half.  Turn off faucets while brushing teeth.  Use slightly dirty water for office plants.  Run dishwasher when completely full.  Use washing machine … Continue reading Water Resolutions for 2018