Written by Alison M Jones Photographs by Peggy Pierrepont and Alison M. Jones This blog stems from 2 months of photographs and commentary shared by Peggy Pierrepont. A former TV producer, Peggy has lived in Natchez MS for 24 years. Weather permitting, she paddles the Mississippi River and its backwaters daily, keenly observing its foibles. … Continue reading From Natchez: The Mississippi Is A-Rising
Floods: A Photo Essay
In honor of those devastated by the recent flooding all over the world, including Texas and Florida in the United States, the Caribbean, Africa and across Southeast Asia, NWNL takes a look at photos from our archives of flooding in our case study watersheds. Columbia River Basin In British Columbia, Columbia River flooding from melting … Continue reading Floods: A Photo Essay
A STRONG PUSH... In Paris this month 195 countries tackled climate change together, due to increased public awareness. TO KEEP MOVING... Climate change is still in question, NOT out of the question! AND PAYING ATTENTION. Climate change is invisible, but its causes and effects are visible. Photography has been a critical tool in communicating the … Continue reading Gathering Momentum
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
From the Mississippi’s 1993 Flood to Today
By Alison M. Jones, Director of No Water No Life® and Professional Photographer As published by American Rivers in "The River Blog"-April 10, 2014 “But, what about the newly planted corn? I’ve seen how the Big Muddy can flood a field.” On a No Water No Life® expedition in the Mississippi Basin last year, I … Continue reading From the Mississippi’s 1993 Flood to Today
Let fact springboard us to stewardship.
"Climate change is a fact. And when our children's children look us in the eye and ask if we did all we could to leave them a safer, more stable world, with new sources of energy, I want us to be able to say yes, we did." ~ President Obama, State of the Union, Jan. … Continue reading Let fact springboard us to stewardship.