Pathfinders: Women of the Explorers Club Symposium

Earlier this month, Alison M. Jones, NWNL Director and Lead Photographer, was part of the 2-day event, "Pathfinders: Women of The Explorers Club Symposium." In one of 10 sessions titled, “In Danger! Places Worth Preserving!”, Alison shared her NWNL documentation of Kenya’s Mau Forest, the source of the Mara River. The health of this forest,…

Tri-State Water Wars: A Conflict between Alabama, Florida and Georgia

A NextGen Blog by Michelle O’Brien, University of North Carolina, Wilmington. This is the latest post to our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series. Since 2007, NWNL has supported watershed education with college internships and blogging opportunities. This NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series posts student essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and invites upper-level students to propose work focused on watershed values, threats and…

Our Water Footprint – Can We Make a Difference?

A NextGen Blog by Lauren Rose, University of Exeter.Photos © Alison M. Jones. This is the latest post to our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series. Since 2007, NWNL has supported watershed education with college internships and blogging opportunities. This NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series posts students’ essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and invites upper-level students to propose work focused on watershed values,…

An Update on PFAS

By Rachel Rebello, Boston College Rachel Rebello graduated from Rutgers University in 2019 with a bachelors in Biological Sciences and is currently pursuing a career in environmental law at Boston College. Rachel's research on the Raritan River Basin and PFAS ("Forever Chemicals") launched our NWNL NextGen Blog series. Her ongoing research on the critical and complex story…

Harvard Came to Arganil to Think About the Resilience of Rural Communities to Fire

By Carla Tomás, PortugalOriginally published by Espresso, Oct 11, 2021 [English translation below kindly provided by Miguel Cardoso for NWNL] INTRODUCTION Silvia Benedito, architect and professor at Harvard University, developed the project “O Canário na Mina/The Canary in the Coal Mine: Fires and Rural Communities in the Interior of Portugal.” It is now published in…