Vets gear up for Magnificent Severn charity canoe challenge

Two vets are gearing up for a grueling fund-raising canoe challenge inspired by the continuing impact of long COVID. Nathan Loewenstein and Ben Huntington are preparing to paddle 115 miles of the River Severn in just two days over the August bank holiday weekend. An online donation page has been set up for the challenge, … Read more

Abandoned fishing gear is killing marine life and poisoning our oceans | Letters

One critical factor not mentioned in Emma Bryce’s excellent piece on wasted fish harvests (Millions of tonnes of dead animals: the growing scandal of fish waste, May 9) is the threat of abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear, also known as ghost gear. A single abandoned net is estimated to kill an average of 500,000 … Read more