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Threats to English chalk streams – Part 2

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
Four more threats to English chalk streams, following on from the previous blog post in this series: catchment-scale land-use change; allochthonous nutrient inputs; urbanisation; and neglect. Catchment-scale land-use change As well as…

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Threats to English chalk streams – Part 1

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
So far in this blog series we’ve looked at what English chalk streams are, where they come from, and why they’re important. In this fourth installment (the first of a two-parter),…

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Why are English chalk streams important?

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
We’ve looked at where chalk streams come from and their characteristics. Now it’s time to consider why English chalk streams are important. The ecological significance of England’s chalk rivers is internationally…

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The characteristics of English chalk streams

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
In the first post of this series we considered the history and origins of English chalk streams; where they were and where they’d come from. In this post we’ll look at…

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An introduction to England’s chalk streams: origins and history

Originally posted on The Geography and Environment postgraduate blog:
If you’ve ever spent any amount of time in the English countryside, you’ve probably come across a chalk stream or two.  Spanning from the River Hull in Humberside to the River…

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