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Lost urban rivers beneath our feet

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

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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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