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EU Regulatory Scientists Confirm Neonics harm bees

Today the European Food Standards Authority has published its scientific reviews of the evidence linking the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides to bee harm and decline.  The Authority reviewed nearly...

28/02/2018

Pressure mounts on Tilbury expansion

As Buglife’s petition to stop the Tilbury expansion approaches 75,000 signatures, Natural England have submitted a very strong condemnation of the impact of losing the valuable wildlife site around the...

02/02/2018

25 Year Environment Plan promises meadows for bees

Buglife welcomes the great intentions of the Government’s new 25 Year Environment Plan, particularly in relation to restoring pollinator populations, and urges the Government to bring forward the enabling legislation...

11/01/2018

New spiders found in Northern Ireland

Three new spiders have been discovered in Northern Ireland during surveys undertaken by wildlife charity Buglife which were funded by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.    The Arcane tongue spider...

05/01/2018

Stop Tilbury Expansion

Buglife have serious concerns over the impact on the national important invertebrate assemblage found on the site for the Tilbury 2 development and are making representations on the proposals. The...

12/12/2017

Urban Buzz is Underway in Bristol

It is well known that pollinators are in significant decline. Buglife, the Invertebrate Conservation Trust aims to help combat this with the national Urban Buzz project. Recently launched in Bristol...

08/12/2017