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

Art as Activism to Save Our Rivers

“Water meanders in and out of every discipline, so we can never have too many poets, hydrologists, urban planners, biologists, lawyers, writers, physicians, NGO’s, or geologists working to amplify and aid water’s voice”, says artist Basia Irland. In Irland’s Receding / Reseeding series, river water is frozen, carved into the form of a book, which … Continue reading Art as Activism to Save Our Rivers

Blue and Green – finding balance

- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Our Great Migrators

*NWNL thoughts prior to World Fish Migration Day-5/24.* Many are unaware of the exquisite sarabande of life personified by our migratory species: anadromous fish, birds, monarch butterflies, dragonflies and others. Most migratory species are threatened in one form or another during their annual passages by manmade impediments. Today, on expedition along the Snake River, NWNL … Continue reading Our Great Migrators

I Am RED – a must see video poem

http://vimeo.com/63943253 The Colorado River — The Most Endangered River in America 2013 I have run these canyons for six million years. I have traveled from the Rocky Mountains to the deserts, through scorching heat, and freezing cold.  From the land of the dinosaurs to fields of food. I lend my hand to seven states, two … Continue reading I Am RED – a must see video poem