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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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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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News

  • 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

  • Trees for bees planted at Torre Valley South, Torquay

    As part of the Torbay’s Buzzing! pollinator project, Buglife and staff and volunteers from Torre Abbey are planting “Trees for Bees” on Monday 12th December.  ...

    08/12/2016 image

  • European Bee Award for B-Lines

    The B-Lines network co-ordinated by Buglife has won the prestigious European Landowners Association’s Bee Award.  The Award recognises the work the B-Lines programme has been doing to encourage farmers and other land managers to make changes to their land management to provide habitats for insect pollinators....

    29/11/2016 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

  • 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

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

Trees for bees planted at Torre Valley South, Torquay

As part of the Torbay’s Buzzing! pollinator project, Buglife and staff and volunteers from Torre Abbey are planting “Trees for Bees” on Monday 12th December.  ... 08/12/2016 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