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All over England, rivers are dying. Polluted with sewage, fertilizers, biocides, microplastics & industrial effluents; some abstracted to the point of drying up.


#rivers #LoveYourRiver #sewagescandal #riverpollution #RiverAccess Image
The recent surge in public interest & media attention is thanks to grassroots campaigners - people who know and love their local river, who’ve seen and documented the harm, and resolved to DO SOMETHING.

Taking action starts with reconnection.
Water is the ultimate connector.

Our rivers carry it through cities and countryside, through our stories & history, through every living being.

A river runs through you, between kitchen tap & toilet flush. The state of our rivers is, literally, everyone’s business. Image
Read 16 tweets BRITAIN IS ENTERING A NEW AGE OF CORRUPTION - BRITAIN HAS RETURNED TO THE ‘OLD CORRUPTION’ THE VICTORIANS TRIED TO END - TAKING US FURTHER DOWN A ROAD TO A KLEPTOCRACY THAN MOST PEOPLE IN BRITAIN IMAGINE. Britain has entered an era of legalised larceny by the politically well-connected some 150 years after the Victorians ended what they execrated as the “Old Corruption”. By this they meant the toxic system whereby the ruling elite enjoyed a parasitic relationship with the state enabling them to obtain jobs and money through patronage, partisanship and purchase.
Read 68 tweets NHS WINTER CRISIS ERUPTS AFTER 12 TORY YEARS OF INCOMPETENT TORY GOVERNMENT ‘I’m afraid A&E will collapse’: The NHS winter crisis erupts after years of warnings. EXTRACT
'Whatever happens this winter, the paramedics i spoke with hopes the public will understand why NHS staff are striking. "A year ago, we were clapping for nurses," he says.
Read 56 tweets NORWAY MOVES TO GREEN FUTURE DESPITE OIL RICHES The Nordic nation is moving faster than most in de-carbonising its economy, but it has faced criticism for not rushing to Europe’s aid in the current energy crisis. Norway has become astonishingly rich thanks to its oil and natural gas.
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