Portland Harbor’s Superfund Story

Written by Brynn O'Donnell Edited by Alison M Jones, NWNL Director All images © Alison M Jones Brynn O'Donnell is a freshwater ecosystem scientist, with a focus on urban biogeochemistry. She also believes in the importance of science accessibility, and practices this by telling stories of the human relationship with water through her podcast, Submerge. … Continue reading Portland Harbor’s Superfund Story

FREE Hydro-graphics that You Can Use and Share!

No Water No Life created these photo-messages as a quick visual means of raising awareness of the value and vulnerability of our freshwater resources. Download and share them with others! (click images to view larger) View more Hydro-graphics here. Hydro-graphics designed by Jenna Petrone. Posted by Jasmine Graf, Associate Director of No Water No Life.

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!

Grass is #1 US crop and is very water-dependent

Using satellite imagery, NASA's Christina Milesi has been studying the impact of lawns on America's fresh water resources. Research indicates there's at least 3 times more surface area of lawns in the U.S. than irrigated corn, making it the largest irrigated crop. How do lawns hurt the environment? • fertilizers run off into drains, contaminating drinking … Continue reading Grass is #1 US crop and is very water-dependent

How far would you walk for clean water?

http://www.youtu.be/Nphh_8UzSNU "We need to care for the water instead of merely use it," states Sharon Day, an Ojibwe elder leading the Ohio River Water Walk (Nibi) 966 miles from Pittsburgh, PA to Cairo, IL starting on #EarthDay .  Every step is a prayer for the most polluted river in the United States. For more info … Continue reading How far would you walk for clean water?

Earth Day Symposium on Awareness of Water Usage

"No resource on earth is more precious—or more endangered—than water."  - Last Call at the Oasis "It's too late for pessimism."  - Alison M. Jones Yesterday, Alison M. Jones (Director of No Water No Life and Conservation Photographer) was one of the panelists at Earth Day’s “Water Symposium” at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, … Continue reading Earth Day Symposium on Awareness of Water Usage

Environmentalism means respect for all beings -human and otherwise.

HAPPY EARTH DAY!   Click on images for larger view. - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Celebrate World Water Day with NWNL!

Today is World Water Day 2014. This year's focus is on the relationship between WATER and ENERGY. Water is required to produce nearly all forms of energy. Energy is needed at all stages of water extraction, treatment and distribution. Supplies are limited and the demand for freshwater and energy continues to increase. Water and Energy … Continue reading Celebrate World Water Day with NWNL!

Join us in following the SIWI Water Blog that shares our NWNL Mission to raise awareness of freshwater threats and solutions. The SIWI (Stockholm International Water Initiative) Water Blog will share collaborative projects to solve water issues around the globe.

A glimpse of life in the Omo River Basin

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