New pix shared

Check out NWNL's new photo gallery - Mara River Basin: Use and abuse of its water resources.

2nd Annual ‘Mara Day’ to raise awareness of degradation of Mara River basin ecosystem

On September 15th, stakeholders from Kenya, Tanzania and surrounding communities will come together to celebrate Mara Day to focus on the health of the Mara River. Informative activities and presentations aim to foster discussions on water quality, pollution, deforestation, drought and other environmental and social challenges facing the MRB and its sustainable development. More than…

NWNL Honored; and a Reforestation Debate

This month the International League of Conservation Photographers has recognized me as their “Photographer of the Month.”  Having been an ILCP Fellow since 2007, I appreciate this honor, especially as it helps NWNL raise awareness of freshwater issues.  The timing of this publicity also coincides with national interest on the Mississippi River Flood, problematic pollution…

Mara River Basin Expedition – Mara Conservancy

NWNL is now returning to the Mara River Basin for a follow-up to its Mara expedition in Sept–Oct 2009. That last expedition was at the end of a three-year drought. Now the Mara is experiencing its long rainy season with unusually heavy El Niño rains. The comparison between drought and flood conditions in this river basin will be valuable documentation for No Water No Life.

Mau Forest Degradation

NWNL's Mara River Expedition this fall began in Kenya's Mau Forest where severe deforestation has reduced water supplies, causing politicians and conservationists to enact bold solutions.