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.
“They think we’re all gonna drown down here. But we ain’t going nowhere.” – Hushpuppy
Isle de Jean Charles NWNL is headed to the "Bathtub!" - The geographic inspiration for the movie, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." As director, Benh Zeitlin put it, "This is the edge of the world." Isle de Jean Charles is a sliver of marshland, deep in the bayous of Louisiana - also ground zero for … Continue reading “They think we’re all gonna drown down here. But we ain’t going nowhere.” – Hushpuppy
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -Aristotle
By means of water, we give life to everything. -Koran 21:30
The Value of Water
Missouri: water plants growing below surface of Big Stream (Ozarks). By means of water, we give life to everything. -Koran 21:30
River waters are never the same from one moment to the next….
- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
“Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.” ― Wendell Berry Read a related article: The Race to Save Ethiopians Damned by the Dam, by Al Mariam - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
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.
making a difference drop by drop
It's all about stewardship. Without grassroots efforts to protect our clean safe water, nothing will happen. Politicians and decision-makers need to hear your voice. AFRICAN PROVERB: “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a mosquito.” - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
Omo Valley Cultures in Ethiopia
If man fails to honor the rivers, he shall not gain life from them. ~ The Code of Hammurabi, 1760 BC