Across the UK, our rivers are being
turned into filthy, dead gutters, at astonishing, heartbreaking speed.
By George Monbiot, published in the
Guardian 12th August 2020
You can judge the state of a nation by the state of its
rivers. Pollution is the physical expression of corruption. So what should we
conclude about a country whose rivers are systematically exploited, dumped on
and bled dry?