"This is a secret universe, teeming with life, which we never see and yet which is all around us. It is the world of invertebrates - a strange parallel universe that we are only just beginning to understand." Sir David Attenborough
Sir David Attenborough © BBC
Life in the Undergrowth was a recent blockbuster BBC television series, presented by Sir David Attenborough. This landmark natural history series is all about something very close to our hearts – the invertebrates.
Adelphocoris Bug©Ben Hamers
To complement the series Buglife have developed web pages which will provide you with more information about the stars of each programme. If you have enjoyed the series and our web pages, and agree that these are truly fantastic animals, why not join Buglife and help us to conserve the small things that run the world.
Please click on the links below for more information about each of the Life in the Undergrowth programmes:
Damselfly © BBC
'INVASION OF THE LAND'
'TAKING TO THE AIR'
'THE SILK SPINNERS'
Buglife also produced a series of press releases to accompany the BBC series, each highlighting a different invertebrate conservation issue. To view these releases please click below:
Click here for related press releases from Buglife
If, following the programmes you would like to find out even more about invertebrates please explore our website. We have lots more information here.
Plus there are plenty more internet based sources of information, and other invertebrate organisations accessible from our links page.
Or, take a look at the BBC’s own Life in the Undergrowth website.