Local businesses are complaining about an outbreak of rats in the Bowness and Windermere area.
United Utilities opens an information centre in Windermere and the anti-pollution campaigner Matt Staniek promptly stages a protest, inviting Greta Thunberg to join him.
Another research team are monster-bothering at Loch Ness. Meanwhile, the UK government has relaxed environmental regulations so builders can pollute more waterways.
As Thames Water teeters on the brink of bankruptcy, concerns remain for the amount of sewerage dumped in England’s largest lake, Windermere.