The eternal dance of water

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.

WATER CONNECTS ALL

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

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

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Enveloped – weekly photo challenge

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

Silhouettes

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East AFrica:  Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park

View more Silhouettes here.

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Signs Along the Way

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

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