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RIVER THAMES NEWS

Cities are not only tackling Covid-19, but its pollution too

November 17, 2021 11:20 am

Researchers in Nanjing, China, and La Jolla, California, recently calculated that 193 countries have generated more than 8 million tons of pandemic-related plastic waste, and the advocacy group OceansAsia estimated that as many as 1.5 billion face masks could wind up in the marine environment.

There are sharks in the River Thames

November 11, 2021 12:29 pm

Though parts of the river were declared “biologically dead” in 1957, the Thames is now home to three kinds of sharks: the tope, starry smooth-hound and spurdog, according to the Zoological Society of London.

When the Jaguar rolled over Thames

March 25, 2015 3:33 pm

Jaguar launched its new XF model by driving it on tightropes over river Thames.

Tainted NRI presence at Queen’s river pageant triggers storm

June 08, 2012 12:55 am

The presence of an Indian-origin man on the royal barge with Queen Elizabeth during pageant on River Thames has raised a storm after it was revealed that he had been previously convicted and jailed for sex offences

English bridge for sale amid toll uproar

December 03, 2009 9:29 am

The 242-year-old Swinford Toll Bridge seems an unlikely source of controversy.

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