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Monday 29th September 2014
Scientists at the University of Sussex are studying the effects of a group of controversial insecticides known as neonicotinoids on solitary bees and need help from the public. So that a range of areas across the UK can be tested, Sussex Uni are asking people to donate a tube or two from their solitary bee homes, so they can sample the nests for pesticide residues
Wednesday 24th September 2014
Just days before slipping into his dancing shoes and sequined shirt, Steve Backshall did what he does best- spoke passionately about all things creepy and crawly, took children bug hunting in the dark and officially opened Canvey Wick- Britain’s first Bug Reserve in Essex.
Monday 15th September 2014
Badenoch and Strathspey Conservation Group (BSCG) has released a report by the James Hutton Institute, released under a freedom of information act request, that suggests there has been a 50% decline in Freshwater pearl mussels in the River Spey over the last 15 years. The report says scientists had identified pollutants, such as high levels of phosphorus from detergents, fertilisers and human waste, as being the cause of the harm, with the worse affected area being in the vicinity of Aviemore
Monday 8th September 2014
Today, Buglife has received £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, Fife’s Buzzing, to take place across the Kingdom of Fife. This project will create colourful wildflower meadows for the benefit of wildlife and the enjoyment of people.
Friday 5th September 2014
Last night Medway Council voted to grant planning permission for 5,000 houses at Lodge Hill.
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