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Flies not fairways

Anyone who has visited Coul Links will know how magical a place it is. Golden sands, rolling dunes, wildflowers and wetlands alive with wildlife. This site is one of the...

17/10/2017

Let’s continue the fight against invasive species

In shutting the door on Europe, let us not open it wide to damaging non-native species. Japanese knotweed, Floating pennywort, Chinese mitten crab, Zebra mussel, Asian hornet, Grey squirrel –...

20/07/2017

The last flight of the bees

This guest blog is provided by Chris Rawlings an Environmental Science graduate who runs a small marketing and design agency based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire. One day on a rare...

04/07/2017

Bee’s eye view of 2017 election manifestos

Just two years ago we had a UK general election and Buglife produced a summary  of the manifesto commitments that would affect bees and other little animals that make the...

07/06/2017

Cuteism

By Craig Macadam, Buglife's Conservation Director. All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.  When George Orwell wrote these words in the early 1940s he was...

17/05/2017

Potted plant problems

A blog from Craig Macadam, Director of Conservation at Buglife Wonderful Wisterias, Heavenly Hellebores, Perfect Primroses, Magnificent Magnolias. Garden centres across the UK are overflowing with new stocks of plants...

27/03/2017

Torbay’s Buzzing Blog January 2017

A lot has been happening with Torbay’s  Buzzing over the Autumn and Winter. Wildflower meadow creation Autumn is a great time to sow wildflower meadow areas, so I was very...

06/02/2017

The Discovery of Glowing Woodlice

A guest blog from our partners at the St Helena National Trust   The Critically Endangered Spiky yellow woodlouse (Pseudolaureola atlantica), only found on St Helena, has been found to...

24/01/2017

Getting a Buzz into Birmingham

A personal perspective from Nick Packham is the Urban Buzz officer for Birmingham, who has been with the project since the start in October 2015. Nick is tasked with creating...

10/11/2016