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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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Events

  • 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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Pencampwraig Rhywogaeth yn chwilio am y Chwilen Olew Ddu ar arfordir Penrhyn Gŵyr

Ymwelodd Pencampwraig Rhywogaeth cyntaf Buglife Cymru, Rebecca Evans AC, â Phenrhyn Gŵyr yr wythnos diwethaf i chwilio am y Chwilen olew ddu. ... 18/05/2017 image

Boston Bee Party

Local company and charity in partnership to save the small things that run the planet  ... 17/05/2017 image

Events

Kings Dyke Nature Reserve Open Day

Buglife will be attending the King Dykes Nature Reserve open day. A fun day for all the family with a range of activities from Fossil Hunting; Pond Dipping, Nature Trail, Bird Watching, Snake Handling, Fossil Displays, Nature Treasure Hunt, Dissecting Owl Pellet , Lots of Fun Games and Quizzes, Face painting, Plus much more!... 05/30/2017 image

Kings Dyke Nature Reserve Open Day 2

Buglife will be attending the King Dykes Nature Reserve open day. A fun day for all the family with a range of activities from Fossil Hunting; Pond Dipping, Nature Trail, Bird Watching, Snake Handling, Fossil Displays, Nature Treasure Hunt, Dissecting Owl Pellet , Lots of Fun Games and Quizzes, Face painting, Plus much more!... 06/01/2017 image

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