Tag: watercog

Why we love wetlands

Why we love wetlands

Posted by Emily Cooper

This World Water Week, we want to give these fantastic ecosystems the attention they deserve. By the year 2000, >85% of the wetlands present in 1700 had been lost. In percentage terms, wetland loss is currently occurring three times faster than forest loss. Thankfully, societal awareness of the value of…

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New initiative to drive citizen science forward

New initiative to drive citizen science forward

Posted by Jayne Mann

We're so excited to launch the new Catchment Monitoring Cooperative Consultation Hub which we hope will create a radical step-change in the contribution of citizen science and community monitoring.  Set up as a cooperative by name and nature, we want the hub to ignite citizen science and empower local communities…

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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 world’s first international citizen science relay

The world’s first international citizen science relay

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Rivers Trust is organising the worlds first international citizen science relay with organisations from five different countries to take #actiononwater on an international scale next week. From 18th – 22nd March, organisations from the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands, will all be taking #actiononwater at their local…

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