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Britain’s First Bug Reserve – is OPEN

Something fantastic has happened, something that has taken a decade to achieve – Canvey Wick has been transformed from a brownfield site condemned be developed into a protected and highly...

19/09/2014

Meadow Creation underway…

Last Thursday we started on the creation of the Toryglen Marvellous Meadow and we made some great progress. Throughout the day eight Urban Roots volunteers combined forces to start preparing...

19/09/2014

Toryglen’s Buzzing begins…

In August, Buglife was awarded a CSV Action Earth Grant to create a stunning native wildflower meadow in Toryglen, Glasgow. The ‘Toryglen’s Buzzing’ project aims to bring local residents and volunteers together in a series of...

15/09/2014

Dark days for the Environment across Europe

The new EC President’s Jean-Claude Juncker has got the public worried. An apparent shift in EC priorities, from protecting human health and the environment, to protecting big business and growth...

12/09/2014

Celebrating Bugs

I feel as if this blog has been quite downbeat over the last few months.  I have been drawing attention to the many problems that bugs face in society. Problems such...

22/08/2014

Bug Talk Bugs Me

At Buglife we frequently wince at the distain, discrimination and disregard that we humans talk about the vast, wonderful and down-right essential spectrum of invertebrate life. Clearly some bugs do...

15/08/2014

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