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Environment Agency Publishes Pollution Incident Report 2014

As recently reported by the Bristol Avon Rivers Trust, the Environment Agency’s 2014 summary of pollution incidents was published in July. The full report, which you can read here, makes interesting reading and suggests that whilst there was a decrease in the overall number of serious pollution incidents in 2014 (614), compared with 2013 (688), the total number is still higher when compared to 2012 (503).

Invertebrate Link (JCCBI) Symposium 2015

Invertebrate Link is holding a symposium at the Linnean Society on 23 September 2015, to mark its 100th meeting later in the year. The symposium is open to all though registration is essential.


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Can you help to identify non-native invasive plant species in Yorkshire when you go Riverfly monitoring?

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Some plants, introduced by humans outside their native range can grow faster than native species and may have no natural predators so can spread quickly These plants are invasive non-native species. They can compete with and displace native species, spread disease, alter local ecology, lessen biodiversity and clog waterways. This adversely impacts recreation by affecting water quality, fishing and navigation.

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