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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

  • £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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  • Bridgeness Biodiversity Volunteer Event October

    Where: Bridgeness Ship Breakers, accessed by lane adjacent to Thomas Cuthall & Sons Funeral Directors, Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SH When: First Wednesday of every month from 10am-1pm....

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  • FRESHWATER SNAIL WORKSHOP

    Join Buglife Scotland for an introductory workshop on freshwater snails; learn how to identify common species found in Scotland and survey their habitats.  ...

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  • Northern Coleopterists Meeting 2018

    10:00-10:20     Arrival 10:20-10:30     'Welcome' - Don Stenhouse & Dmitri Logunov 10:30-10:40     ‘The Tanyptera Project: intro and recap’ – Gary Hedges 10:40-11:00     ‘The Horace Last Staphylinidae collection’- Don Stenhouse...

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Wales is the first country to have a complete B Lines map

Buglife Cymru’s Welsh B-Lines initiative will help our bees and other pollinating insects by restoring and connecting wildflower-rich areas across the country. Today the wildlife charity is launching the new Wales B-Lines map which provides a solution to our declining pollinators. ... 18/09/2018 image

Urban Buzz Leicester Half Way Mark

The Urban Buzz Leicester project began back in July 2017 with funding from Biffa Award, and HLF, tasked with creating 100 sites for bees and other pollinators across the city, is now over the half way mark!... 29/08/2018 image

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Chris Packham Walk for Wildlife

The People's Walk for Wildlife 10am: Gather - Reformers Tree, Hyde Park, London 12 noon: Infotainment 1pm: Walk 2pm: Finish ... 09/22/2018 image

Northern Coleopterists Meeting 2018

10:00-10:20     Arrival 10:20-10:30     'Welcome' - Don Stenhouse & Dmitri Logunov 10:30-10:40     ‘The Tanyptera Project: intro and recap’ – Gary Hedges 10:40-11:00     ‘The Horace Last Staphylinidae collection’- Don Stenhouse... 09/29/2018 image

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