United Kingdom: River of Plastic Found Beneath the Thames

Environment News Service: Thousands of pieces of plastic have been discovered submerged along the river bed of the upper Thames Estuary by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and the Natural History Museum. Flowing through the city of London, the 346 km (215 mile) long River Thames is often considered clean, with pollution a thing of the past. Rising at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, the Thames flows into the North Sea via the Thames Estuary. On its way, the river drains the whole of Greater London. Some......

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