The Waterpocalypse: Drought
This World Water Week, we're investigating four of the most serious threats facing water across the globe: the Four Horses of the Waterpocalypse. Drought is a natural phenomenon, occurring as a result of high temperatures and low rainfall. However, drought has increased in both severity and frequency in recent years—largely…Read more
What do we learn about the state of our freshwater ecosystems from the IPBES Global Assessment Report?
The report, released in Paris by Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on May 6th 2019, really shone a light on the state of our environment. The report stressed that it isn’t too late to make a difference and local action is key to making a significant…Read more
The Rivers Trust release three new animations to visually explain the basic concept of natural capital and ecosystem services
The natural environment is being degraded and we are beginning to realise that protecting and enhancing our ecosystems is essential, if we are to continue benefiting from all the things the natural environment provides us with. Three new animations, funded by the Interreg North Sea Region WaterCoG project, have been…Read more
Our partnership with Coca-Cola GB and WWF-UK will continue to protect precious UK river habitats
The protection of precious UK river habitats will continue to be supported by a grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation. The next phase of the WWF-UK and Coca-Cola GB partnership will allow work to continue in the East Anglia region and, together with partners at Norfolk Rivers Trust and The Rivers…Read more
The Rivers Trust attends Water Summit to call on businesses to address the growing pressures on UK water resources.
The Rivers Trust attended The Manor House Hotel in Moreton in Marsh on Tuesday 29th May, to represent the Catchment Based Approach and call upon businesses to sign a declaration that aims to bring sectors and organisations together to enable more effective management of UK water catchments. Recognising the importance…Read more