Rivers

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‘No fish means no food’: how Yurok women are fighting for their tribe’s nutritional health
Klamath River salmon populations are dwindling, so Yurok mothers are working to restore the river and reclaim Indigenous food sovereignty

Lucy Sherriff for the Fuller Project

20, Oct, 2021 @1:35 PM

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MPs set to reject move to make water firms cut sewage discharges
Government opposes proposed amendment to environment bill designed to protect rivers

Sandra Laville

20, Oct, 2021 @10:59 AM

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Country diary: No camera can capture the multi-sensory assault of this waterfall
Janet’s Foss, North Yorkshire: The light at this popular spot plays with the air around you, as the water burns the skin

Amy-Jane Beer

16, Oct, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Boss of English water firm fined over sewage says he would swim in rivers
MPs challenge heads of five water companies over ‘routine’ discharges into English waterways

Sandra Laville

13, Oct, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Liquid liberation: artist Torkwase Dyson on her aquatic obsession
From the transportation of slaves across the Atlantic to the drowning of a teenager at Lake Michigan, the artist explores how water connects to Black history – and now she’s looking inside the human body

Kadish Morris

04, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Heatwaves, sewage, pesticides: why England’s rivers need a ‘new deal’ to avert crisis
A water industry group is calling for legislation and planning controls to protect waterways from climate change and pollution

Robin McKie

03, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Vast area of Scottish Highlands to be rewilded in ambitious 30-year project
Affric Highlands initiative to restore nature will involve tree planting, restoring peat bogs and connecting wildlife habitats

Phoebe Weston

23, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Australian government plan to capitalise on carp orgies to cull the pest species with herpes virus
Authorities are due to report by 2021 on the potential to control the vermin, but what to do with hundreds of thousands of tonnes of rotting fish?

Tory Shepherd

20, Sep, 2021 @7:12 AM

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In at the deep end: the activists plunging into the wild swimming campaign
Despite the huge boom in wild swimming, most of England’s rivers and reservoirs are still out of bounds. Now lobbyists are diving into the debate…

Will Coldwell

19, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘It’s on at Menindee’: influx of wildlife expected as lakes exceed capacity
Aquatic plants and the hatching of millions of crustaceans will draw water birds including pink-eared ducks, straw-necked ibis and yellow-billed spoonbills

Natasha May

18, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Pollution is damaging UK rivers more than public thinks, report says
Survey finds 43% of people saying waterways are in good condition despite threats in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Patrick Barkham

14, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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HS2 loses large amount of potentially highly polluting bentonite
Campaigners are dismayed that so much of the clay slurry could have been lost during construction

Diane Taylor

10, Sep, 2021 @11:36 AM

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