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Selling Bugs

This week is a guest blog – by Buglife’s Director of Communications and Fundraising, Paul Hetherington. Enjoy. Matt Shardlow. Selling bugs is quite a challenge, but it shouldn’t be. The...

08/08/2014

Where Less is More

This week is a guest blog – by Buglife’s Director of Conservation, Craig Macadam. Enjoy. Matt Shardlow. Unless you’ve been on a different planet you’ve probably noticed that the 20th...

01/08/2014

Back in Blighty, what’s next?

Now back in the UK after another three days on the Royal Mail Ship and then three days waiting for the connecting flight from Ascension to the UK, I have...

30/07/2014

The Drugs (Neonicotinoids) Don’t Work 3

The controversy over the cost effectiveness of neonicotinoid pesticides continues to grow.  In response to a request from Members of Parliament to provide peer reviewed evidence that neonicotinoids are cost...

25/07/2014

Spiky yellow blog

I was lucky enough to catch up with a Spiky yellow woodlouse (Pseudolaureola atlantica) whilst on St Helena. This crazy isopod looks more like a toy than a real species,...

25/06/2014

The Plants that Cry Wolf

Political developments in the last week make it more likely that the UK will start growing GM crops within a few years.  UK researchers are currently trialling a GM wheat...

20/06/2014