River Mersey has more plastic pollution than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Join the Towpath Taskforce to clean our 'plastics highways'.
Food wrappers and cigarette butts are also clogging waterways.
Our canals and rivers are cherished outdoor spaces which enable visitors to take a breath of fresh air and simply relax - something
I'm passionate about engagement. However it is a term frequently banded about in the environment sector, and, if it's not
However, I bet if our tea consumption or ability to put a load of washing in was rationed, people might think differently. Equally, if we weren't able to take a summer stroll alongside our favourite river or go paddling in the sea on one of those rare hot summer days, people may take more of an interest.
I've been travelling for almost two months and have spent the last week exploring the beautiful country of Guatemala in Central America. I didn't know what to expect. I'd heard it was a dangerous country, and I would need to have my wits about me to stay safe. It's also a poor country.
The Garden of Eden is dying. Reputed to be two of Eden's four rivers, the Karoun and Karkheh have been reduced to a trickle as an environmental disaster is unfolds in the Ahwaz region. One of the Middle East's last verdant areas is being turned into a wasteland as Iran pursues its drive to power up its economy by building a massive complex of dams and divert waters to central Iran.
Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.
There are going to be some pretty sore heads after this stag do. This was the carnage apparently wrought by a group of lads