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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?
Alan Titchmarsh launches gardening campaign to help pollinating insects
Butterfly Conservation is playing a key role in a project to help our hungry and homeless pollinators.
Major annual butterfly survey reveals alarming decline of Small Copper
A new survey aims to lift the lid on the lives of our back garden butterflies
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.