Fishers River Tees hold mass protest over crab and lobster Deaths | Fishing industry

About 25 fishing boats have sailed into the mouth of the River Tees while setting off flares and fireworks in a protest over mass marine deaths that are ruining livelihoods as well as being a “huge ecological disaster”. More than 200 well-wishers, many representing conservation and environmental campaigns, cheered from the shore, chanted “Stop the … Read more

Country diary: A mass hatching rises from the river | Environment

The arboreal corridor around the River Wharfe is bright with the sharp, tangy colors of April: the fresh lemon-and-lime fuzz of hawthorn budburst; the icy white of wood anemones; the acidic yellow of willow catkins. There is a gauzy delicacy to it all, with the sunlight diffused through a sheet of high cloud. Much of … Read more