Beautiful scenes and terrifying views of how humankind intersects with water resources.

WATER, an upcoming exhibit of Edward Burtynsky photographs, is on NWNL's radar. His photography addresses categories:¬†distressed ecosystems, infrastructure control, agriculture, aquaculture, waterfront, and waterway sources. Two NYC galleries will feature his work in mid-September-November: Howard Greenberg Gallery and Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Watermark, a documentary film by Burtynsky in collaboration with Jennifer Baichwal,¬†explores the impacts of…

New web gallery of Pokot Land and People

Upstream dams on the Omo River continue to put pressure on the northern Kenyan Pokot and Turkana tribes, who have been fighting for generations over diminishing resources, water access, grazing lands, and livestock. On a recent expedition, No Water No Life documented alternative options for the local indigenous pastoralists and fishermen. Development projects included bee-keeping…

A river does not just happen; it has a beginning and an end. Its story is written in rich earth, in ice, and in water-carved stone, and its story as the lifeblood of the land is filled with color, music and thunder. ~Andy Russell, The Life of a River