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Lining up to save London’s pollinators

Whether you are a manager of a park or an individual with a window box, you could be part of a growing band of committed Londoners helping the capital’s declining insect population through the creation of a B-Line for London.

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Buglife and fashion label unite to save invertebrates

Just some of the Buglife and Rapanui t-shirts

Wildlife charity Buglife and eco fashion label Rapanui have today launched a collaborative invertebrate focussed fashion collection. The collection aims to raise awareness of the diversity and wonder of invertebrate species and raise funds to help save the small things that run the planet.

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A New B-Lines Plan for Putting the Buzz Back into South Devon

South Devon coastal wildflowers (c) Graham Gough

Today an ambitious new plan for helping our bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects is being launched by Buglife and South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). 

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UK Government field study proves that neonicotinoids harm bumblebees

A Government field study which had previously used as the basis of the UK’s position that a controversial group of insecticides were safe for bumblebees, has been re-analysed by a leading bee expert - only to find the reverse, the toxins were extremely harmful in miniscule quantities.

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New B-Lines put the Buzz Back into the West of England

Solsbury Hill (c) Mark Smith FWAG South West

An ambitious new plan for helping our bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects is being launched by Buglife and Avon Wildlife Trust at today's West of England Nature Partnership conference.

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A creature once thought extinct in Britain has been living in deep cover in Welsh Woods

Blue ground beetle (Carabus intricatus) (c) John Walters

The Blue ground beetle, Carabus intricatus, a creature so rare that it was thought to be extinct in the UK until one was discovered in Dartmoor in 1994, has been found in Coed Maesmelin, in Skewen near Neath, a wood in the care of the Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw).

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