News archive 2012 and before

Read our news from 2012 and before.

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Butterfly Survival Blueprint Unveiled

Restoring and joining up habitat will prevent the UKs threatened butterflies and moths from becoming extinct in the future, a groundbreaking report today revealed.

Decade of decline for UK butterflies

Almost three quarters of UK butterfly species have decreased in population during the last decade, a major scientific report reveals today.

Moths could be at risk from Ash Dieback.

Butterfly Conservation is concerned that the potential spread of Ash dieback fungus could pose a significant risk to Ash-dependent butterflies and moths.

Hats off to Henry

Henry Edmunds, of Cholderton Estate in Wiltshire, has been crowned the UK's most wildlife-friendly farmer 2012

Admiral armada

Conspicuous by their absence all summer, Red Admirals have appeared en masse