A Cinderella Story: Las Vegas isn’t a Water Hog

by Alison M. Jones, Director of No Water No Life. Nevada: Boulder City, river bed, Lake Mead National Recreation Area Mention of water usage in Las Vegas prompts most people to roll their eyes in exasperation. I saw this last week during a lecture on mega-droughts presented to an audience of environmentalists. Few realized that,…

The Value of Water in a dry land – Photos from the Omo River Basin

            - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

I dream of rain, I dream of gardens in the desert sand – Desert Rose

"Water is the true wealth in a dry land." --U.S. author Wallance Stegner, Beyond the Hundredth Meridian The Desert Rose is not a real rose, or a member of the rosaceae family, but a spectacular succulent! It is sometimes called the Elephant's Foot because its trunks swell to store water from summer rains to last…

Finding Wetlands in a Drought

By Alison M. Jones, Director of No Water No Life ® and Professional Photographer As published by American Rivers in "The River Blog"-April 11, 2014 The phone rang.  That snowy Saturday I was editing photos of Ethiopia’s Omo River.  “Alison, you must cover California’s drought for No Water No Life®.  It’s beyond regional. US and Asian markets…

A glimpse of life in the Omo River Basin

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