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‘If we and the rest of the back-boned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the world's ecosystems would collapse.’ Sir David Attenborough

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Mud snail (c)Paul Baker

Pond Mud Snail

(Omphiscola glabra )

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Bug facts

  • £367 million

    annual value of dung beetles to the UK.

  • £691 million

    annual value of pollination in the UK.

  • 8 out of 10

    wildflowers depend on insect pollination 

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  • The ecology and conservation of butterflies and moths

    Butterfly Conservation's Eighth International Symposium will be held at Southampton University, from the 6th to 8th April 2018 on the theme: 'The ecology and conservation of butterflies and moths'  ...

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  • Bridgeness Biodiversity Volunteer Event

    Where: Bridgeness Ship Breakers, accessed by lane adjacent to Thomas Cuthall & Sons Funeral Directors, Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SH When:  10am-1pm....

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  • Bridgeness Biodiversity Volunteer Event

    Where: Bridgeness Ship Breakers, accessed by lane adjacent to Thomas Cuthall & Sons Funeral Directors, Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SH When:  10am-1pm....

    16/01/2017 image

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Lord Mayor backs nature for charity appeal

Lord Mayor of Cardiff makes Buglife and RSPB joint beneficiaries of his appeal... 28/06/2017 image

Give Our Unsung Garden Heroes a Home this Summer

The RSPB and Buglife ask the public to give nature a home in their gardens this summer by planting food for some of the UK’s overlooked pollinators – hoverflies.  ... 22/06/2017 image

Events

Perthshire Pot beetle Hunt!

Pot beetles are a fascinating and charismatic group of leaf and petal-eating beetles that are very rare in Scotland! These beetles get their common name from the protective shell-like ‘pot’ that the larvae live in, created using their own droppings.... 07/01/2017 image

Bridgeness Biodiversity Volunteer Event

Where: Bridgeness Ship Breakers, accessed by lane adjacent to Thomas Cuthall & Sons Funeral Directors, Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SH When:  10am-1pm.... 07/05/2017 image

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