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The Waterpocalypse: Flooding

The Waterpocalypse: Flooding

Posted by Emily Cooper

This World Water Week, we’re investigating four of the most serious threats facing water across the globe: the Four Horses of the Waterpocalypse. Like all natural disasters, flooding has a role to play in our ecosystems. Floods can be a good thing (when in the right place); they create habitats…

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The Waterpocalypse: Pollution

The Waterpocalypse: Pollution

Posted by Emily Cooper

This World Water Week, we're investigating four of the most serious threats facing water across the globe: the Four Horses of the Waterpocalypse. Of all the manmade problems facing our water, pollution is one of the most insidious. For years, we have pumped the oceans and rivers full of waste.…

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World Water Week: The Waterpocalypse

World Water Week: The Waterpocalypse

Posted by Emily Cooper

World Water Week acts as an annual focal point for society to discuss global water issues. By working together to tackle these problems, we can develop a world where water is clean, respected and accessible. Water is life, and it’s our job to protect it. This year, the theme for…

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Rivers used as ‘open sewers’: all hope is not lost

Rivers used as ‘open sewers’: all hope is not lost

Posted by Emily Cooper

A recent report featured by the BBC highlighted the dire state of rivers in England, with WWF claiming that they are being treated like 'open sewers'. At present, just 14% of rivers in England are considered in 'good' ecological health under the EU Water Framework Directive. The Environment Agency believe…

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River Keekle Restoration

River Keekle Restoration

Posted by Emily Cooper

On the surface, this photo of the River Keekle portrays an idyllic scene. Look a little closer, and you'll find a very sinister problem lurking beneath the surface. Take a closer look at the riverbed. That black sheet protruding out of the river? That's plastic. During the 1990s, mining took…

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