Hundreds of dead fish in a river
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Hot weather kills thousands of fish

Tens of thousands of fish died in rivers and lakes during the recent heat wave.

The Environment Agency says last month's hot weather and low rainfall caused a drop in the water's natural oxygen levels.

Efforts are now underway to improve conditions.

David Gregory-Kumar reports.

  • 07 Aug 2013
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