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Erica Popplewell joins River Action

We are thrilled to welcome Erica Popplewell as our Campaigns Manager, whilst Amy Slack is on maternity leave.  While we will all miss Amy, we are very lucky to welcome Erica to the River Action team. In our latest blog, we get to know more about Erica and the role

This is Sh*t!: Behind the scenes at Yamination Studios

The amount of work that goes into one short sequence of stop-motion animation is pretty incredible. Scripts and storyboards are set, sets are built and multiple versions of the characters are crafted.  Lighting is established and cameras are put into position, just to name a few things required before the

Helen Browning joins River Action

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Helen Browning, the Chief Executive of the Soil Association, to River Action’s Advisory Board! In our latest blog, we find out more about Helen's life and professional experience as a leading figure in agri-politics and organic farming. Tell us about yourself… I’m an organic

How Citizen Science Can Raise Awareness and Change the World

Henley local Dave Wallace wanted to do something about pollution in his local river. With the help of River Action, he's made the move from concerned citizen to citizen scientist - and now he's hooked. Here's his story: This article is written against a backdrop of increasing anger about the

The Charter for Rivers is launched in Parliament

The Charter for Rivers, launched in parliament this week and backed by over 70 organisations, highlight the threats to our rivers and draws attention to the actions the government must take to restore our rivers to health by 2030.  On Monday 3rd July 2023, River Action hosted a Parliamentary Reception