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Julie Williams has been elected as the new Chief Executive of wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC), taking on the role after Dr Martin Warren OBE retired from the post last year.
Sir David Attenborough has warned that UK butterflies face a critical summer after a string of poor years has seen the numbers of many common species decline.
A naturalist who almost single-handedly saved a rare butterfly from extinction in Sussex, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his long-standing services to wildlife conservation.
Gardeners are being asked to help the UK’s beleaguered butterflies, bees and moths by making their county the most pollinator-friendly in the UK.
Butterfly Conservation welcomes B&Q's decision to stop using controversial pesticides
UK butterflies suffered their fourth worst year on record in 2016 with the majority of species experiencing a decline in numbers, a study has revealed.
Butterfly Conservation has strongly welcomed the sentencing of a collector found guilty of illegally catching and killing the UK’s rarest butterfly.
Butterfly Conservation involved in partnership that will help threatened species come back for the brink of extinction
Collector convicted of catching and killing the UK's rarest butterfly
Butterflies in towns and cities declining faster than their countryside counterparts
A caterpillar café will appear on the streets of Bristol as part of an innovative project to reconnect inner-city children with nature...
Some of the UK's best-loved birds and butterflies could be wiped out as there is not enough habitat for them to cope with the effects of a warming climate.
World-renowned butterfly scientist Dr Martin Warren has been awarded with an OBE for services to the environment.
BC is pleased to join Greener UK, a coalition of 13 organisations who have come together to make sure that the environment doesn't get forgotten about post-Brexit.
Julie Williams has been announced as Butterfly Conservation Acting Chief Executive...
The decline of three of the UK’s most threatened butterflies could be reversed across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset with the launch of a ground-breaking conservation project.
Wildlife enthusiasts have supported a project to save one of the UK’s fastest declining woodland butterflies in the hope it will gain more funding.
Extreme weather can hamper UK butterflies, study reveals
Several areas of the UK earmarked for fracking support some of the country’s richest wildlife, a new study involving Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Big Butterfly Count results reveal tough summer for UK butterflies
Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, Neil Parish, has ‘adopted’ one of the UK’s most threatened butterflies in a bid to help boost its numbers.
Future of Swallowtail reserve secured
State of Nature 2016 report paints bleak picture
Cold spring and soggy start to summer hamper garden favourite
A Somerset nature reserve which is home to a rare butterfly is being officially opened by wildlife presenter Mike Dilger...
Head into the woods to discover a butterfly success story...
Sir David Attenborough is warning that this year’s slow spring and soggy summer could pose a risk to the UK’s common butterflies.
Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is pleased to announce a new partnership with B&Q to encourage customers to take action to help butterflies and other pollinators.
Numbers of a rare species of moth - found only in York in England – have tumbled in recent years, a team including researchers from the University of York have discovered.
Is a spectacular Continental moth that acts like a Humming-bird attempting to colonise the UK?