Lake Victoria is abundant with fish. But the invasive Nile Perch, which is good for trade is a danger to the native species in the lake. For most fishermen, life is still very hard and their productions is just enough for subsistence.
South Sudan is the youngest country in the world. After a 30 year old civil war the country finally managed to secede from Sudan. Through internal strife and difficulties the country works hard to develop into a full fletched state.
Robert Redford and Will Ferrell use some new tactics to get attention to the dried up Colorado delta. the goal of the video is to attract attention to http://raisetheriver.org/ Redfords organization to bring the Colorado delta back to life. On their website they write: “If we can add a relatively small amount of water to the Colorado — less […]
It’s been a few years since we covered the Colorado River, but our message has lost none of it’s urgency as this video illustrates. Lake mead is again at an all time low and the meagre snow pack in the Rocky mountains doesn’t promise any good for the coming summer. Unless the American west will […]
Can’t read this email? View it in your internet browser. Hi All It’s going to be a good weekend for photo and water enthusiasts in France. Tonight Disputed Waters will have the opening of a big photo exhibition about the Nile River in an old abbey near Le Mans, two hours from Paris. […]
Left: November 9, 1984. Right: November 28, 2011. The Dead Sea lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, bordering Jordan, Israel and the West Bank. It is one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water, too salty to harbor any life other than bacteria. Minerals from the sea, however, are extracted for various industrial purposes. Mineral […]
The World Water forum started this Monday in Marseille; the famous Mediterranean harbor town in southern France. The French media are covering the big international conference extensively. The Daily ‘La Croix’ Used 4 of our images in a ‘water special’ on Saturday and the daily paper on Monday. Including the first page on Saturday. They used one […]
De eerste interactieve Disputed Waters webdocumentaire gemaakt met de nieuwe Klynt software. Volg Disputed Waters op een reis langs de Mekong en luister naar de verhalen van de bewoners lie leven met de veranderingen in het water in de afgelopen 10 jaar. De webdocumentaire is nog in beta versie, dus als het laden wat stroef […]
Disputed Waters got a special recommendation from the Jury of The Canon Prize for innovative Journalism, (part of ‘the Silver Camera’ contest, the Dutch equivalent of World Press Photo). Literally: …naar het idee van de jury wel voorbeelden van projecten die laten zien wat er mogelijk is als fotograﬁe, bewegend beeld en geschreven woorden een […]
Regular flooding in the Mekong basin is essential for the rural and fisheries communities that supply a large part of the region with food. Development in the shape of dam construction severely endangers this age old lifestyle.