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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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Activities and info for young insect lovers and schools

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Winter gnats (C) Jannis V

Winter gnat

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Bug facts

  • 60% of all invertebrate

    species are declining

  • £510 million

    worth of pollination is provided by pollinating insects.

  • 8 out of 10

    wildflowers could disappear without insect pollination 

More bug facts

News

  • B-Lines Boost for Buglife

    Germaine Greer receives cheque in Peterborough   Buglife has recieved £98,000 thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.  ...

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  • Hanner miliwn o bunnoedd i fyd natur yng Nghaerdydd

    Mae prosiect RSPB Cymru, Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yng Nghaerdydd, mewn partneriaeth â Chyngor Dinas Caerdydd a Buglife Cymru, ar fin elwa o £500,000 gan y Gronfa Loteri Fawr...

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  • Half a million pounds for nature in Cardiff

    RSPB Cymru’s Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff project, in partnership with the City of Cardiff Council and Buglife Cymru, is set to benefit from a fantastic £500,000 from the Big Lottery Fund...

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Events

  • Invertebrate Science Fair

    Identification sessions - For ages 14 and above on some of the most popular groups including Hoverflies and Dragonflies. Ask the expert - Bring along a digital photo and the County’s top experts will try to help you identify it....

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  • Wildlife Connections

    Wildlife Connections: Linking Wildlife-Rich Habitats Across the Inner Forth...

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  • The Inaugural Northern Invertebrate Champions Network

    The North Pennines AONB Partnership would like to invite you to The Inaugural Northern Invertebrate Champions Network meeting on Saturday 25th February, 10am – 3.30pm at Newbiggin Village Hall in Teesdale....

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News

B-Lines Boost for Buglife

Germaine Greer receives cheque in Peterborough   Buglife has recieved £98,000 thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.  ... 20/02/2017 image

Hanner miliwn o bunnoedd i fyd natur yng Nghaerdydd

Mae prosiect RSPB Cymru, Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yng Nghaerdydd, mewn partneriaeth â Chyngor Dinas Caerdydd a Buglife Cymru, ar fin elwa o £500,000 gan y Gronfa Loteri Fawr... 20/02/2017 image

Events

Invertebrate Science Fair

Identification sessions - For ages 14 and above on some of the most popular groups including Hoverflies and Dragonflies. Ask the expert - Bring along a digital photo and the County’s top experts will try to help you identify it.... 13/02/2017 image

Wildlife Connections

Wildlife Connections: Linking Wildlife-Rich Habitats Across the Inner Forth... 10/02/2017 image