The biodiversity of the Thames: the secret life of the river
In the murky depths of the River Thames, below Tower Bridge, lies an often unseen world of wildlife and ecological magnificence. However, this has not always been the case.
From the 1880s until the late 1950s, the so-called Pool of London proudly proclaimed its position as the largest port in the world. It also reclaimed the title of the most polluted, which fortunately is now a thing of the past.