Why England’s rivers are so polluted – and what you can do about it
England is home to some of the worst-polluted rivers in Europe thanks to a combination of sewage and other toxic materials.
England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases
A “chemical cocktail” of sewage, plastics and waste in rivers is creating a serious threat to human, animal and plant life, a new report has warned.
Why ignoring ‘low-impact’ pollution could be a disaster for the environment
The overstretched Environment Agency has instructed staff to ignore ‘low-impact’ pollution incidents. Here’s what that could mean for the natural world.