Desertification and Global Drought

A NextGen Blog post by Johanna Mitra, Stony Brook University.All Photos © Alison M. Jones, unless otherwise noted. 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…

Women in Freshwater Management

A NextGen Blog post by Johanna Mitra, Stony Brook University. All Photos © Alison M. Jones. Since 2007, NWNL has supported watershed and hydrology education with internships and blog opportunities. Our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series hosts student essays; sponsors a forum for its high school senior, college and grad contributors; and invites proposals from new students to write on watershed values,…

Climate Change in Africa’s Mara and Omo Basins

A NextGen Blog by Lauren Rose, University of Exeter. All Photos © Alison M. Jones, unless otherwise noted. 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…

HydroDam Threats to Omo & Turkana Tribes

A NextGen Blog post by Marianne Swan, State University of New York, Oneonta. All 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. Our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series posts our student essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and…

The Weight of Life

By Sarah Ross, NWNL Project Manager Photos © Alison M Jones INTRODUCTION  While in Ethiopia in 2005, NWNL Director Alison Jones witnessed health issues, known as fistulas faced by African girls and women tasked to carry heavy jugs of water. Her visit to Addis Ababa's Fistula Hospital and research led to her essay on women…