Posts Tagged ‘A Word a Week Challenge’

The eternal dance of water

March 18, 2016

Our waterways dance through lush green forests, industrial cities, into vast oceans, even underground and dried up river beds leave their trails as they drift across the earth, supporting all life.

Ethiopia: aerials of Lower Omo River Basin in flood stage

Ethiopia: aerials of Lower Omo River Basin in flood stage

Mexico: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, aerial views of Old Maya canal from Gulf of Mexico into Lake Campechen. LightHawk

Mexico: Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

USA:  Louisiana, Atchafalaya Basin, Morgan City

USA: Louisiana, Atchafalaya Basin, Morgan City

Zambia, confluence of tributaries of Zambezi River, aerial view

Zambia, confluence of tributaries of Zambezi River

USA:  Louisiana, Aerial photo of Atchafalaya Basin area, St Martin Parish, electric lines and posts for old RR track on Right, next to Interstate 10 elevated highway - bridge - causewauy over Lake Henderson (aka Henderson Swamp), wetlands with bald cypress standing in water (Taxodium distichum, aka  baldcypress, bald-cypress, cypress, southern-cypress, white-cypress, tidewater red-cypress, Gulf-cypress, red-cypress, or swamp cypress), a deciduous conifer

USA: Louisiana, Atchafalaya Basin, St Martin Parish

USA  California, aerial view of confluence of San Joaquin (on R) and False River (on L), NE of Antioch

USA California, confluence of San Joaquin and False River

Namibia: Naukluft Park and mountains in Namibia Desert, aerial scenic

Namibia: Naukluft Park and mountains in Namibia Desert

Inspired by The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge – dance.

Posted by Jasmine Graf, Associate Director of No Water No Life.

Textures of the Natural World

January 20, 2016

If alphabets represent the sounds of language, can texture articulate the harmonies of nature?

ARG Valdes Peninsula, Argentina:  Valdes Peninsula, Patagonia, Chubut Province, Punta Norte, beach on Atlantic Ocean, white seaweed on pebbles

View more textures of nature in our Flickr album!

Posted in response to “Alphabet” – Word a Week Photo Challenge.

Posted by Jasmine Graf, Associate Director of No Water No Life.

WATER CONNECTS ALL

September 4, 2015

No Water – No Life!

Let’s protect it!

Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Theme: Connected.

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

The changing colors of water

June 19, 2015

Part of the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge theme: ROY G. BIV.

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Enveloped – weekly photo challenge

May 15, 2015
USA: California, Big Sur, Salmon Creek Falls, waterfall covered with lichens and wildflowers

USA: California, Big Sur, Salmon Creek Falls, waterfall covered with lichens and wildflowers

East Africa, Kenya, Northern Frontier District, Chalbi Desert, Kalacha village, local house wrapped in cloth to prevent wind and dust from coming in

East Africa, Kenya, Chalbi Desert, local house wrapped in cloth to prevent wind and dust from coming in

USA:  Louisiana, the Atchafalaya Basin, Bayou Teche/Vermilion River Basin, Lake Martin, Cypress Island Preserve swamp (managed by The Nature Conservancy), duckweed covering a cypress-tupelo swamp

USA: Louisiana, Bayou Teche, duckweed covering a cypress-tupelo swamp

Texas: Tulia, weeds near cotton gin covered with blown cotton residue,

Texas: Tulia, weeds near cotton gin covered with blown cotton residue

USA: Vermont, Stowe Hollow riverbank vegetation on Christmas Day, covered with snow

USA: Vermont, Stowe Hollow riverbank vegetation on Christmas Day, covered with snow

East Africa, Kenya, Amboseli National Park, vine-covered tree at sunset, Thomson's gazelles

East Africa, Kenya, Amboseli National Park, vine-covered tree at sunset, Thomson’s gazelles

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/enveloped/

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

On the banks of the Omo River

June 11, 2014
Ethiopia:  Omo River Basin, Karo tribal farm (with irrigation) called Kundama, young girl displaying 3 catfish just caught, standing against field of sorghum

Ethiopia: Omo River Basin, Karo tribal farm (with irrigation) called Kundama, young girl displaying 3 catfish just caught, standing against field of sorghum

Ethiopia:  Lower Omo River Basin, Lebuk, a Karo village, dance ceremony

Ethiopia: Lower Omo River Basin, Lebuk, a Karo village, dance ceremony

Ethiopia: Omo Valley, Karo painting, bird's eye view of Omo River, trees, snake, chicken, jug of water

Ethiopia: Omo Valley, Karo painting, bird’s eye view of Omo River, trees, snake, chicken, jug of water

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

Signs Along the Way

April 8, 2014

Here’s some of the signs we’ve come across during No Water No Life Expeditions over the years. Enjoy!

USA: Kentucky, Tennessee River Basin

USA: Kentucky, Tennessee River Basin

Kenya:  Mara River Basin, conservation sign in Mau Forest on Saosa River east of Kericho

Kenya: Mara River Basin, conservation sign in Mau Forest on Saosa River

USA: Tennessee River Basin, Chickamauga Dam owned by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

USA: Tennessee River Basin, Chickamauga Dam owned by TVA

Kenya: Mara River Basin, Mulot

Kenya: Mara River Basin, Mulot

Kenya: Mara River Basin, Nairobi, pots of charcoal for sale for 30 Kenyan shillings each (50 US cents)

Kenya: Mara River Basin, Nairobi, pots of charcoal for sale for 30 Kenyan shillings each (50 US cents)

USA: Mississippi, Tennessee River Basin

USA: Mississippi, Tennessee River Basin

USA: Kentucky, Tennessee River Basin

USA: Kentucky, Tennessee River Basin

Posted in response to “A Word a Week” Challenge – Signs.

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Daily Post – Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE

March 18, 2014
Kenya: Amboseli, Maasai (aka Masai) woman and baby in entrance to dung hut

Kenya: Amboseli, Maasai woman and baby in entrance to dung hut

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

A Word a Week Challenge: LINES

November 19, 2013

Click on photos to enlarge and view captions.

http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/a-word-a-week-challenge-lines/#comments

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