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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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Christmas tree worm

(Spirobranchus giganteus)

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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 

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Events

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

News

Canvey Wick Nature Reserve shortlisted in BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017

Essex site nominated as Nature Reserve of the Year – voting now open   Canvey Wick Nature Reserve has been shortlisted in the Nature Reserve of the Year category in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017 in recognition of its impressive biodiversity and transformation.... 20/01/2017 image

The Jewel of York – a new interpretation

Buglife have today unveiled a new Tansy beetle interpretation board near Clifton Bridge in York, as part of the Tansy Beetle Champions project.  ... 15/12/2016 image

Events

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

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