10

There’s something about water that draws and fascinates us. No wonder: it’s the most omnipresent substance on Earth and, along with air, the primary ingredient for supporting life as we know it.
Wallace J. Nichols

From These Hands, A Journey Along the Coffee Trail has just been released by Phaidon Press.  

From the foothills of the Andes to the slopes of Kilimanjaro, the images document the realities of life for the people working at the source of this drink which millions of people enjoy every day - coffee.

UNITED STATES, Oroville : Houseboats are moored on a shrinking arm of the Oroville Lake reservoir which is now at less than 25 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region’s devastating drought, the worst since records began.           AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON