Tag: plastic-pollution

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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Sir David Attenborough supports Eden’s young litter champions

Sir David Attenborough supports Eden’s young litter champions

Posted by Jayne Mann

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…

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