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Is the plastics crisis the last straw for the future of our rivers?

Is the plastics crisis the last straw for the future of our rivers?

Posted by Jayne Mann

On Wednesday 19th June, a comprehensive survey of plastics in rivers was released by Greenpeace, which revealed some shocking results about the state of our rivers in the UK. The leading headline was that the River Mersey was found to be proportionately more polluted than the infamous Great Pacific Garbage…

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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Posted by Emily Cooper

Today is World Oceans Day! Life as we know it relies on the ocean. It covers a whopping 71% of the Earth's surface—no wonder they call it the blue planet! Whether you notice it or not, the ocean plays a huge role in our lives; from the food that we…

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Celebrating Our Volunteers

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Posted by Emily Cooper

As Volunteers Week 2019 draws to a close, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the heart of the Rivers Trust movement: our volunteers. From those of you who come to one event a year, to those who attend every event they can—we are so grateful to all of…

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