Call to protect English rivers and lakes as figures show none are in good health

None of England’s rivers or lakes are in good health, according to official data which has prompted calls for urgent action.

nvironment Agency figures show that every monitored surface water body in England failed new stricter standards for chemical pollution, meaning none were given an overall clean bill of health.

When figures were last published in 2016, 16% of waters were classed as in good health, but conservationists said the new data reveals the true poor state of rivers, lakes and streams.

Urgent investment is needed now to turn our suffering waters into thriving blue corridors for wildlifeRichard Benwell, Wildlife and Countryside Link

Other indicators that make up the overall measure of good health also show little or no improvement, they warn, with only 16% of waters classed as in good ecological status in 2019 – the same as in 2016.

Just one in seven rivers (14%) was classed

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Interesting Facts And Figures About Herbal Medicines

Needless to say, a lot of people are now moving from the contemporary medicines to the herbal ones. The concept of herbal medicine goes back to centuries; it is, was and will always remain the best alternative to fight against a number of health diseases. The only reason behind its high demand is that it has no side effects and is safe to use, however, contemporary medicines have so many side effects, which put adverse effects on your body and health. Apart from this, there are many other interesting facts you should know. Take a look to find them out.

  • Believe it or not! Herbal Medicine is the most important part of Ayurvedic Medicine; therefore, from the ancient times, it is used to cure so many health diseases.
  • Did you know? A lot of herbs used to prepare these medicines are very common and used in our normal kitchen too.
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