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Don’t cause a stink, be nice to your sink

Don’t cause a stink, be nice to your sink

Posted by Jayne Mann

This festive season we're joining Love My Beach and their partners in asking people across the UK to help keep our beaches clean by making sure all their leftover cooking fats and oils are put in the bin rather than poured down the sink. If leftover fat from cooking the…

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Heavy Neonicotinoid Insecticide Contamination Damaging British Rivers

Heavy Neonicotinoid Insecticide Contamination Damaging British Rivers

Posted by Jayne Mann

The first analysis of new monitoring data reveals that British freshwaters are heavily contaminated with neonicotinoids.  Half of the sites monitored in England exceed chronic pollution limits and two rivers are acutely polluted. Aquatic insects are just as vulnerable to neonicotinoid insecticides as bees and flying insects, yet have not…

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€5.3M Cross-Border Sustainable Water Quality Improvement Project Launched

€5.3M Cross-Border Sustainable Water Quality Improvement Project Launched

Posted by Jayne Mann

A major €5.3M cross-border project, to improve water quality in rivers and lakes in the Erne and Derg catchment areas which provide water that serves parts of counties Fermanagh, Tyrone, Donegal, Cavan, Leitrim and Longford was launched today. The “Source to Tap” project is funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA…

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Danish catchment officers visit UK to learn about working with farmers

Danish catchment officers visit UK to learn about working with farmers

Posted by Jayne Mann

27 Catchment Officers and colleagues from SEGES in Denmark attended a 3-day knowledge exchange in the UK to learn about how Rivers Trusts are working with farmers. The Danish catchment officers were welcomed by representatives from The Rivers Trust and catchment (farm) advisors from Westcountry, Norfolk and Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trusts on…

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