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04.11.2015

The London Assembly passed a motion offering its wholehearted support to the Cleaner Thames campaign, calling on Londoners to ‘do the right’ thing and make sure their rubbish goes in the bin, not in the River Thames.

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London Assembly backs Cleaner Thames campaign
30.09.2015

International explorer Paul Rose and campaign partners have joined environment charity Thames21’s foreshore clean up today (Wednesday, 30 September) and called on Londoners to ‘do the right’ thing and make sure their rubbish goes in the bin, not in the River Thames.

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Explorer Challenges London: 'Do the right thing' and look after the Thames
20.08.2015

More than a thousand Londoners have helped international conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) with efforts to conserve marine mammals in the Thames Estuary by spotting more than 2,700 seals, porpoises, dolphins and whales over the past 10 years.

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Canary Wharf is London’s seal watching hotspot
20.03.2015

An oily swan had the Port of London Authority (PLA) to thank after it was rescued by quick-thinking staff and taken for a clean up.

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Black swan - Port of London Authority rescues oily bird
18.02.2015

A drive to make the tidal Thames cleaner for current and future generations is already helping river users change how they deal with sewage waste.

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Port of London Authority's sewage-ban-byelaw comes into force
17.12.2014

The invasive quagga mussel (Dreissena rostiformis bugensis), named after a species of zebra because of their striped shell, has been found in the River Thames at Richmond by the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) annual survey of the riverbed. Quagga mussels were first discovered in the UK earlier this year during routine water quality testing in the River Wraysbury, near Staines, but have since moved downstream to Richmond, with the potential to spread further.

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New invasive mussel moves into London
28.04.2014

Join Thames21 for a very special clean-up event on the Thames foreshore in Gravesend together with PLA volunteers we will clean up a part of the foreshore.

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Thames21 Tenth Anniversary Clean-up Event with the PLA at Gravesend
18.02.2014

Thames River Watch will enable Londoners to get closer to the river and involved with understanding the health of the tidal Thames.

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Thames21 Launches A New Citizen Science Project For The Tidal Thames
12.12.2013

Thames21 is excited to announce the launch of our 4th annual photography competition.

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Capture the Essence of London’s Waterways (Thames21 news release)
22.08.2013

An astounding 708 seals have been spotted in the Thames Estuary.

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ZSL News Release: Survey Reveals Seal Numbers in Thames

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