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25.09.2019

A new vision could maximise the contribution of the River Thames to culture in the capital, according to a new report by the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Greater London Authority (GLA).

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Making the Thames the centre of London's cultural story - NEW REPORT
19.09.2019

The first London conference dedicated to Greening Inland Shipping has been welcomed by delegates and is set to accelerate the adoption of cleaner propulsion technologies on the Thames.

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Conference set to accelerate 'Greening' of Inland shipping on the Thames
03.09.2019

Improved habitat for birds, bees and other wildlife is to be created along the River Thames in Kent and Essex in a new partnership between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and the RSPB. The Thames Estuary contains some of the most important and protected wetland habitat in the UK, Ends For further information and to arrange an interview, please contact: • Fabian Harrison, RSPB Media Officer – fabian.harrison@rspb.org.uk / 01603 697595 / 07738101820 • Nick Tennant, PLA Head of Communications – nick,tennant@pla.co.uk / 01474 562246 / 07784 208074

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£150,000 boost for Thames Estuary habitats
27.08.2019

More than 200 people have so far booked to attend London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference at The Crystal, London on Tuesday, 10 September, with registration for places set to close in a week’s time.

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Strong demand for Greening Inland Shipping Conference places
30.07.2019

After 316 hours of cycling and 79 beach cleans, Kiko Matthews finished her mammoth coastline bike ride – Kik-Plastic – with a “beach clean” in London.

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Kicking back – 7,000km plastic pollution crusade concludes on the tidal Thames
23.07.2019

London’s Deputy Mayor for the Environment, Shirley Rodrigues, has been announced as one of the main speakers for the capital’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference at The Crystal, London, on Tuesday 10 September.

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Deputy Mayor for Environment heads Greening Inland Shipping Conference line-up
17.07.2019

It’s all in a day’s work for the custodians of the world-famous River Thames, after nearly 70 dumped shopping trolleys were recovered in ONE DAY.

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Supermarket heap: trolley haul uncovered during South London foreshore clean-up
16.07.2019

Enhancement of riverside public open space along the Thames and other UK rivers, for people and wildlife, is highlighted in updated guidance for planners and developers, now available online for the first time.

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Estuary edges guidance for developers goes online
20.06.2019

A half-a-million pound grant from the London Mayor's Air Quality Fund will drive work to reduce pollution from boats on the tidal Thames.

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£500,000 boost for greener vessels on the tidal Thames
08.05.2019

An £80,000 network of air pollution monitors, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is in place, ready to record the affect of emissions locally from cruise ships docking in Greenwich this summer.

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Greenwich ship emissions monitoring underway

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