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We are losing 9% of insects per decade

Van Klink et al. 2020 have examined trends in insect abundance around the world and have shown that terrestrial insects are in desperate long-term decline, but that insect populations in...

23/04/2020

Gaming to Save the Planet

Covid 19 has brought destruction to the educational system leaving school children, and parents, at home with nothing to do. However help is at hand, Earthgames.uk have launched a whole...

17/04/2020

Rare Beetle found in Wales

The Short-necked oil beetle (Meloe brevicollis), one of the UK’s rarest oil beetle species, has been rediscovered in Wales. This very rare species was previously believed to be extinct in...

01/04/2020

Rare Wormwood moonshiner beetles found

2019 proved to be a fantastic year for one of the UK’s rarest beetles, the elusive Wormwood moonshiner (Amara fusca). The beetle was found at two new sites with dedicated...

13/02/2020

Stop killing conservationists

The suspicious death of Mexican butterfly activist Homero Gómez González whose body was found on Wednesday near the reserve he managed in Mexico has cast a shadow over the conservation...

31/01/2020

Buglife to host Radio 4 Today winter surveys

Buglife is hosting two winter surveys for BBC Radio 4 Today Programme; The Winter Bee Survey and the Winter Ladybird Survey. These surveys will be discussed on the Today programme...

15/12/2019