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Dr Martin Warren announces his retirement as Butterfly Conservation Chief Executive
Butterfly Conservation joins coalition calling for a new woodland charter
More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.
New project launched to save threatened butterflies, moths and other wildlife
Neonicotinoid pesticides linked to butterfly declines
A striking continental butterfly has emerged on the South Coast in record numbers for the second time in three years...
Tribute to former Butterfly Conservation Chair Harold Hughes
Climate change toll on butterflies and moths
Wales Environment Link (WEL), a coalition of 29 environmental NGOs in Wales, including Butterfly Conservation, is encouraging Assembly Members to vote to progress the Environment (Wales) Bill.
Nature Conservation organisations call on Government to deliver ambitious vision for nature and people
Holly Blue defies predatory wasp to enjoy its best Big Butterfly Count year
Alcohol and tobacco lure in giant long-tongued moth from the Continent
Severe drought could lead to extinctions of common UK butterflies by 2050
Holidaymakers Help Needed to Track Down The Common Blue
Father and son team brave the elements to count island butterflies
Do your bit for butterflies
Could millions of Painted Ladies descend this summer?
A project to protect the south west’s threatened moorland butterflies has received nearly £23,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
One of the UK’s most threatened butterflies has seen a big increase in numbers at the Mabie Forest near Dumfries in South West Scotland.
A conservation project has been launched to stop the drastic decline in numbers of two of the rarest woodland butterflies in Sussex - the Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
A European butterfly which made news headlines last month for being the first on record to survive a British winter has now emerged in Cambridgeshire, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
A spectacular European butterfly has travelled to the UK and for the first time on record, survived the British winter, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
Conservationists in Devon have gone to extraordinary lengths to move a colony of rare butterflies from their home in an abandoned quarry after the site was scheduled for redevelopment
Please read this correction to the article 'Catfield Threat' from page 13 of Butterfly magazine, issue 117.
Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.
The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies - the Large Blue - has declined this summer at its Somerset stronghold, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Wessex Water have handed over £750 of funds to help support Butterfly Conservation's education project 'Munching Caterpillars'.
One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.