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A battle against the odds: Restoring the Thames in the face of increasing urbanisation.

Looking out over the River Thames, its murkiness can give the impression of a polluted and lifeless river. This couldn’t be further from the truth however, as the river provides a broad range of habitats for a large number of species that many people would not expect to find in London. In fact, the Thames not only represents one of the cleanest urban river catchments in Europe, it is also the result of one of the most successful large-scale river restorations in history

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