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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
20.09.2011

PLA Staff clean up a stretch of the Thames foreshore

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Port Staff's Foreshore Clean-up
27.04.2011

New campaign to stop the spread of non native species

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Stop the killer shrimp

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