By Judy Shaw, Ph.D., Urban Environmental Planner, Watershed Policy Coordinator, Author The Raritan River, a long unsung treasure of New Jersey, was high on the list of special places for No Water No Life Founder and Director, Alison Jones. She lived in this NWNL case-study watershed all through her childhood and much of her adulthood. … Continue reading The Raritan River We Know and Love
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NWNL Photo Exhibit, ‘Following Rivers’ opens @ BIRE March 14th
On the banks of our rivers we raise families, grow food, do laundry, fish, swim, celebrate and relax. “Following Rivers,” a new exhibit by conservation photographer and No Water No Life Founding Director Alison M. Jones, tells a visual story of people and the critical water issues they face. Combining the power of photography and … Continue reading NWNL Photo Exhibit, ‘Following Rivers’ opens @ BIRE March 14th
NANPA News* highlights NWNL and Alison M. Jones
*North American Nature Photography Association newsletter. I’ve always enjoyed water. I grew up on a small rural stream with frogs, moss, trout, rocks and fog. Years later, copiloting over sub-Sahara Africa, I saw clearly that where there was no water, there was no life. Thus, No Water No Life ® (NWNL) became the title of … Continue reading NANPA News* highlights NWNL and Alison M. Jones
The Value of Water in a dry land – Photos from the Omo River Basin
- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
Massive cleanup of coal ash spill continues
by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director Exactly one year ago today, NWNL documented the clean up of the Nation's largest coal fly ash spill at Kingston Fossil Plant, TN. In 2008, over 1 billion gallons of coal ash slurry leaked into the Emory and Clinch Rivers, part of the Mississippi River basin. The recovery will … Continue reading Massive cleanup of coal ash spill continues
Our 20th Expedition!
Please Help Fund the NWNL Lower Mississippi River Expedition September 2 - 30, 2014 Expedition Route NWNL will visit the Lower Mississippi River Basin including: New Orleans, The Delta, Baton Rouge, Natchez, Vicksburg, Clarksdale, Memphis and small river towns en route. Expedition Focus • Urban and Rural Resiliency to Climate Change. • Coastal Erosion and … Continue reading Our 20th Expedition!
Preserving the beautiful Snake River!
NWNL Expedition Photographers are zigzagging with the Snake River, focusing on infrastructure, watershed management, agriculture, biodiversity and impacts of climate and pollution on river health.
View more Silhouettes here. - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
National Climate Assessment is required reading for all
Today's New York Times front page - U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods NWNL has witnessed the effects of climate change over 8 years of expeditions to document watersheds in North America and Africa. From wading through flooded towns, running from hurricanes, interviewing farmers tackling long-term drought, trekking with pastoralists … Continue reading National Climate Assessment is required reading for all
Finding Wetlands in a Drought
By Alison M. Jones, Director of No Water No Life ® and Professional Photographer As published by American Rivers in "The River Blog"-April 11, 2014 The phone rang. That snowy Saturday I was editing photos of Ethiopia’s Omo River. “Alison, you must cover California’s drought for No Water No Life®. It’s beyond regional. US and Asian markets … Continue reading Finding Wetlands in a Drought