The agonising death of the River Wye has unfolded in recent years like a car crashin slow motion. This magnificent watercourse, so often voted our country’s most loved river, has inrecent years been assaulted by a deluge of pollution from intensive agriculture,causing prolonged algal blooms
Landmark legal action to save River Wye from pollution Hundreds of people fearful for the ecological collapse of the River Wye, including river campaigner Feargal Sharkey, today gathered outside Cardiff’s Civil Justice Centre supporting a landmark legal case pursued by River Action against the Environment
River Action has been granted consent to pursue a legal challenge against the Environment Agency over its failure to enforce critical agricultural pollution regulations called the Farming Rules for Water. We will argue that by failing to prevent the spread of excessive levels of manure
A huge thank you to eight-year-old Austin for sending over his brilliant invention, the ‘River Rescue Rocket’, which he created for his class’s science project as a solution to combat river pollution. Take a read of his proposal below. Every detail has been thought out,
“From kicking off the year as an ambitious team of four, River Action has quickly grown into an independent organisation of twelve passionate campaigners – all of whom are driven with an unquenchable thirst to protect and restore Britain’s rivers. “Since its inception, River Action has
River Action has written to the newly appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs seeking urgent clarification on when DEFRA will publish its promised emergency plan to save the River Wye from ecological collapse. Minister Steve Barclay’s predecessor, Thérèse Coffey, undertook to publish an
Last week we saw River Action’s CEO, James Wallace, join Chris Packham live on 8 Out of 10 Bats to discuss the horrific state of our rivers and what we can do to help save them.
River Action call for Thames Water to wake up to climate change and fix its creaking infrastructure, after water treatment failure in Surrey leaves customers needing bottled water
A cocktail of pollutants will freely enter the UK’s rivers because of Storm Ciarán, heaping more misery on our ecologically degraded rivers, warns River Action.
We are thrilled to welcome Ian Woolverton as our Senior Media Coordinator at River Action! In our latest blog, we get to know more about Ian and the role that he will play to help rescue Britain’s rivers. Tell us about yourself? I grew up