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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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Shrill carder bee

(Bombus sylvarum)

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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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Rachael Maskell MP champion of the Tansy Beetle receives award for dedication to the Species Champions Project

Rachael Maskell MP attended an award ceremony in Westminster on Monday 3 July to mark the first anniversary of the Species Champions project and celebrate the recruitment of 39 MPs from across the political spectrum.  The most actively involved MPs received awards from TV presenter Steve Backshall, recognising their efforts for nature conservation in Parliament and out in the field.... 12/07/2017 image

Rare Spotty Beetle Jackpot

As part of a year of activities to celebrate their 10th Anniversary, wildlife charity Buglife Scotland hope to rediscover some of Scotland’s rarest ‘lost’ bees, bugs and beetles. And spotting spotted pot beetles got the year off to a flying start. ... 04/07/2017 image

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Bug Walk

Join an expert from Buglife and learn more about the bugs that call Kinneil Estate home and build a bug home within the estate. ... 07/26/2017 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.... 08/02/2017 image

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