Freshwater ecosystems provide sufficient nutrition and minerals to numerous types of plants and animals allowing them to thrive in this type of ecosystems. Here are some select resources that give a brief overview of some of the wildlife that can be found within freshwater, as well as some ways in which we can support biodiversity through practical action.
Through citizen science the general public is able to engage with traditional scientific activities and support the progression of scientific knowledge by generating new information. These resources are aimed to help the general public to gain a better understanding of citizen science as a tool for scientific research in the UK.
Continuous environmental monitoring is allowing us to better understand freshwater ecosystems that are consistently clean or consistently polluted. These resources include some guidance on how the general public have fundamental roles in attaining environmental sustainability in the face of increasing impacts as a result of human activity.
Water is essential to all human activity and a fundamental driver of all socio-economic growth yet less than one per cent of the world’s fresh water is accessible. Through these resources Freshwater Links intends to bring to the attention of the general public some of the several issues affecting freshwater ecosystems globally and the UK
Check your property is connected right. If wastewater or sewage is connected to a surface water drain you may be polluting your local river or beach.Find out More