Latest Blog Posts

Bees vs wasps: what’s the difference?

…blog by Nikki Banfield, Buglife Communications Officer.  Originally written for BBC Wildlife in May 2023. When you hear the word “wasp” what thoughts pop into your head?  Yellow and black,...

18/09/2023

So, how big do insects get?

…blog by Nikki Banfield, Buglife Communications Officer.  Originally written for BBC Wildlife in August 2023. Here in the UK we tend to think of insects as being quite small, with...

11/09/2023

The Grassland GAP

…a blog from the Buglife Team Grasslands. What comes to mind when you hear that word? Rolling expanses of wide-open space; something akin to a plain or a tundra?  Maybe...

13/08/2023

Beauties in the Bog

…blog by Melissa Shaw, Buglife Peat Conservation Officer, written for National Dragonfly Week 2023 Scotland’s magnificent landscapes are known for their picturesque beauty, from rolling hills and pristine lochs to...

06/07/2023

Building for bees

…blog by Scarlett Weston, Buglife Get London Buzzing Engagement Officer, written for Solitary Bee Week 2023 With the sun shining down, hands caked in a mixture of clay soil, sand...

06/07/2023