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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Manwan Dam in Yunnan Province is one of the four first dams in the main stream of the Mekong River. People downstream already point fingers at the Chinese dams for reduced fish numbers. New dams in Laos will seriously alter the ecology of the river. Next week the governments of the Mekong river countries […]
This month a story of Olivier van Beemen and Ronald de Hommel about the Colorado Delta in MExico is published in the Belgian magazine MO*.
Today our 8 page photo essay about the Nile River was published in Le Monde Magazine. Text by Jeroen Kuiper and Photos bij Célia Pernot and Ronald de Hommel.
This weekend a webdocumentary with our photos and videos was published at lemonde.fr. The website of the famous French newspaper. The saturday magazine ran an 8 page photo-essay. Last week we had a photo-essay of the Mekong. Next week the Nile will close the series.
Today we have an 8 page photoessay about the Mekong in the weekend magazine of the French newspaper Le Monde. For those outside of France you can see a slideshow on their website: www.lemonde.fr. In a few days we will have two new interactive maps about the Mekong River online. So please do come back.
For those in Holland. This week in ‘De Groene Amsterdammer’ a big story about the Colorado River.
And next Saturday in Le Monde Magazine a photo essay about the Colorado River.
The Disputed Waters project has several big publications in European media this month. French daily Le Monde will publish 3 stories in consecutive issues of its Saturday magazine ‘Le Monde Magazine’ about the Mekong, the Colorado and the Nile (3,10 and 17 September). The Dutch Magazine ‘De Groene’ will publish a story on the Colorado and Belgian magazine MO* a story on the Colorado delta in Mexico.