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Environment Resources

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The Cleaner Thames campaign

The Cleaner Thames campaign is all about stopping the tide of rubbish that is ending up in the Thames. Up to 300 tonnes of rubbish is recovered from the Thames every year, with the amount of plastics, especially plastic bottles growing year on year.

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Explore the Ecology of the Thames

Find out about the marine mammals that call the river home and how you can help monitor them.

The Discovery of the Gresham Ship

In the 16th century, a merchant ship sank to the bottom of the Thames where it lay undisturbed for 500 years. It was discovered by the Port of London Authority during investigations for the Princes Channel deepening, and it was clear from the outset that the find was something special. This is the story of that discovery.

World Wildlife Foundation: How big is your footprint?

The planet is in crisis - from climate change to the pollution in our oceans and devastation of our forests. It's up to all of us to fix it. Take your first step with with the WWF environmental footprint calculator.

Carbon Footprint Hero

Quizzes, videos, information and activity sheets you can do during lockdown to help you work out how environmentally friendly you and your family are.

RSPCA: Quick bites of animal welfare 

During these strange times the RSPCA prevention and education team is aiming to provide teachers, parents and carers with engaging activities that will get young people thinking and debating animal issues.

RSPB: Wildlife survey

You don't have to be a scientist to help science! Do a wildlife survey in your own garden.

Marine mammals in the Thames

The Thames Marine Mammal Partnership aims to raise awareness of the appropriate code of conduct around Seals and Porpoises in the Tidal Thames and to coordinate responses to injured animals.

Go Jauntly app

Discover walks, create your own and share outdoor adventures with friends.


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