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Our Thirsty Planet

Water is the driving force of all nature.
– Leonardo da Vinci

Kenya
Nepal

Clean water, the essence of life and a birthright for everyone,
must become available to all people now.
– Jean-Michel Cousteau

Kabul, Afghanistan

Water, like religion and ideology, has the power to move millions of people. Since the very birth of human civilization, people have moved to settle close to it. People move when there is too little of it. People move when there is too much of it. People journey down it. People write, sing and dance about it. People fight over it. And all people, everywhere and every day, need it.
– Mikhail Gorbachev

Baluchistan, Pakistan
Tibet
Mumbai, India

Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium.
There is no life without water.

– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Afghanistan
Rajasthan, India
Omo Valley, Ethiopia

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.
Loren Eiseley

Nepal
Afghanistan

Water is the soul of the Earth.
– W. H. Auden

India
Tibet

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
– Thomas Fuller

Afghanistan
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

To understand water is to understand the cosmos,
the marvels of nature, and life itself.

– Masaru Emoto

Paraguay
Afghanistan

Water is being depleted many, many times faster
than nature can replenish it.

– Maude Barlow

India
Afghanistan
Nepal

Steve’s current and upcoming exhibitions:

Steve McCurry: In Search of Elsewhere opens March 4, 2021
at Polka Galerie in Paris, France.

Wabi Sabi: Beauty in Imperfection opens March 1, 2021
at the Musée Barbier-Mueller in Genéve, Switzerland.

Icons currently on display at
Palazzo Sarcinelli in Conegliano, Italy.


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