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Category Archives: Water Framework Directive
Recently the UK government has announced it is to push ahead with the exploration of shale gas seams (fracking) throughout the country. This news has been met with strong protests, notably from environmental lobby groups. The debate however has become … Continue reading
One of the often quoted facts about the city of Birmingham is that it has “more miles of canals than Venice” although as others have pointed out before, that fact somewhat misses the point. It’s somewhat disingenuous in any case … Continue reading
This is a post I’ve been meaning to write for a long time; What is River Restoration? I’ve started, abandoned, rewritten and gone off on tangents with it a dozen times as although it seems a simple question it touches … Continue reading
In our first guest blog, Adam Broadhead introduces the concept of lost urban rivers and explains to us why they are so important Continue reading
Loosely connected to my ongoing series of posts about river restoration I thought I would review a few scientific papers that I think are some of the most illuminating on the relationship between humans and rivers. The two key papers … Continue reading
What happens to a river when you remove a weir or a sluice? Continue reading