Comment: New clean-water ponds – A way to protect freshwater biodiversity
Clean water is now a rare habitat across much of Britain. In England it is almost extinct. This is important, because 80% of our most threatened freshwater plants and animals rely on clean water. And anyone who has dipped much in streams, ponds or lakes will know the vast difference between the weary monotony of polluted waters an the beauty, complexity and surprise of clean-water habitats.