21 nature organisations are calling for urgent measures to help lift England’s rivers, lakes and streams from the bottom of the water quality league table, and warn that drastic action is needed to restore wildlife habitat. Every freshwater body in England currently fails chemical standards and only 16% are classed in good ecological health compared […]
The Rivers Trust’s State of Our Rivers Report will, for the first time, allow every reader in England to understand the health of their local river and what they can do to improve it. Rivers are fundamental to our food and water security, the recovery of nature, and our resilience to the climate crisis. It is […]
Open water advocates say bans and warnings aren’t working and better swimming education will save lives Read more in the Guardian.
Organised by environmental charity Hubbub and supported by The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Treasure Your River campaign aims to collect 95 tonnes of litter and prevent a further 90 tonnes from entering the rivers Avon, Mersey, Severn, Thames, Trent, Forth and Taff. The campaign is supported by the Angling Trust. Read more and get involved in […]