Is the plastics crisis the last straw for the future of our rivers?
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…Read more
New River Thames ‘source to sea’ pollution data finds majority of litter found is single-use
New River Thames ‘source to sea’ pollution data finds majority of litter found is single-use More than 60% of litter would disappear from Thames basin if we moved away from single-use items say Thames21 and the Marine Conservation Society A series of river cleans along the Thames and its tributaries…Read more
Sir David Attenborough supports Eden’s young litter champions
The Litter Monster has been a big hit of the Eden Rivers Wonder World exhibition currently on show at Tullie House Museum in Carlisle. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, this imposing sculpture is the result of a creative commission by Eden Rivers Trust with artist, Ro Thomas (Woodmatters), in…Read more