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Why does the protection of 'England's rainforests' matter so much?

Many chalk aquifers – the source of chalk streams – are polluted by nitrogen and phosphorus Image: Unsplash/ Kazuend

Tim Sykes

PhD Candidate in Environmental Biosciences, University of Southampton

Kieran J. Gething

PhD Candidate in Ecology, Nottingham Trent University

Rachel Stubbington

Professor in River Ecology, Nottingham Trent University


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Water crowfoot blooms in the Bourne Rivulet. Image: Tim Sykes
The dry channels of winterbourne chalk streams support species such as this ground beetle. Image: Roy Anderson

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https://theconversation.com/chalk-streams-why-englands-rainforests-are-so-rare-and-precious-172827 Image: Chloe Hayes

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