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.
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
- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
How many trees are cut down to make one bag of charcoal? This illegal trade destroys endangered animals natural habitat and puts pressure on the entire ecosystem. Fact - In Kenya, charcoal provides energy for 82% of urban and 34% of rural households. Source: http://asokoinsight.com/news/illegal-logging-charcoal-burning-destroying-east-africas-forests/ - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
If man fails to honor the rivers, he shall not gain life from them. ~ The Code of Hammurabi, 1760 BC
The travel theme this week on Ailsa's blog is: Connections. NWNL decided to join in (pun intended)! These are expedition images of river confluences. Click on photos for detail and caption info. - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director
Upstream dams on the Omo River continue to put pressure on the northern Kenyan Pokot and Turkana tribes, who have been fighting for generations over diminishing resources, water access, grazing lands, and livestock. On a recent expedition, No Water No Life documented alternative options for the local indigenous pastoralists and fishermen. Development projects included bee-keeping … Continue reading New web gallery of Pokot Land and People