Tag: river-restoration

Earth Day 2020: rediscovering nature

Earth Day 2020: rediscovering nature

Posted by Emily Cooper

There are many articles which suggest that nature is ‘taking back’ our cities. Unfortunately, many of these cases aren’t quite what they seem. While it’s exciting to see roe deer on the streets of London, many of our cities are so nature-deprived that these animals will quickly realise there are…

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How can river restoration combat climate change?

How can river restoration combat climate change?

Posted by Emily Cooper

We stand at a crossroads regarding the future of our planet. Our climate is changing; our ecosystems are suffering. If we want to slow the rate of climate change and protect the earth from further harm, we need to act. This International Day of Action for Rivers, we want to…

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Award for Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Award for Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Posted by Emily Cooper

Don Catchment Rivers Trust are proud to announce that they have been awarded the Prix Charles Ritz for the ‘Living Heritage of the River Don’ project. The award is given to individuals or organisations who make a difference to the rivers they cherish, exhibiting the utmost devotion and commitment to…

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Mark Lloyd: “We must fix our rivers before it’s too late”

Mark Lloyd: “We must fix our rivers before it’s too late”

Posted by Emily Cooper

Ahead of World Rivers Day on 21 September, Mark Lloyd, the new CEO at the Rivers Trust, explains why we need to Rise Up For Rivers. Over the last (almost!) 50 years, I’ve watched our rivers decline. Aside from obvious success stories – mostly in urban areas – my experience…

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