From Natchez: The Mississippi Is A-Rising

Written by Alison M Jones Photographs by Peggy Pierrepont and Alison M. Jones This blog stems from 2 months of photographs and commentary shared by Peggy Pierrepont.  A former TV producer, Peggy has lived in Natchez MS for 24 years. Weather permitting, she paddles the Mississippi River and its backwaters daily, keenly observing its foibles.…

Floods: A Photo Essay

In honor of those devastated by the recent flooding all over the world, including Texas and Florida in the United States, the Caribbean, Africa and across Southeast Asia, NWNL takes a look at photos from our archives of flooding in our case study watersheds. Columbia River Basin In British Columbia, Columbia River flooding from melting…

Gathering Momentum

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…

National Climate Assessment is required reading for all

Today's New York Times front page - U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods NWNL has witnessed the effects of climate change over 8 years of expeditions to document watersheds in North America and Africa. From wading through flooded towns, running from hurricanes, interviewing farmers tackling long-term drought, trekking with pastoralists…

From the Mississippi’s 1993 Flood to Today

By Alison M. Jones, Director of No Water No Life® and Professional Photographer As published by American Rivers in "The River Blog"-April 10, 2014 “But, what about the newly planted corn? I’ve seen how the Big Muddy can flood a field.” On a No Water No Life® expedition in the Mississippi Basin last year, I…