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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?
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