Latest Blog Posts

June 2016 Torbay’s Buzzing blog

Well, a lot has been happening recently to get Torbay Buzzing!  I’ve been concentrating on getting some pollinator cafes planted up, launching our Torbay’s Buzzing Big Pollinator Survey; and running...

01/07/2016

Why save a spider?

A guest blog from author Jules Howard on saving a rare spider Look at the image to the right of this text. This is the only photo that exists of...

30/03/2016

Wildlife Bill- Initial Buglife Response

Buglife welcomes the new Wildlife Bill, it represents an important step forward in the presentation of a modern and consistent legal framework to protect our precious wildlife. Broadly the Law...

11/11/2015

Secret Pesticides Documents Revealed

Disclosures Deepen Controversy about Government’s Decision to Evade Bee-killing Pesticide Ban   In July wildlife NGOs were dismayed, confused and indeed angered by the Government’s decision to allow the use...

25/09/2015

The wonderful world of spiders

When conservationists talk about saving animals, we do tend to suffer from “vertebratism”, a preference for the cute and cuddly pandas, or the sleek tigers of the world. But conservation...

24/09/2015

In search of a little brown lacewing

After being awarded a grant by the Peoples Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) I have spent my summer walking around Holyrood Park in Edinburgh surveying for the Bordered brown lacewing...

20/08/2015