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In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.
Wildlife lovers across Scotland’s towns and cities are being asked to look out for the country’s only widespread blue butterfly this summer, amidst fears it could be struggling.
An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.
Nature enthusiasts are being asked to help count one of the rarest butterflies in the UK at its only home in Worcestershire.
Butterfly Conservation East Midlands, the National Trust and Natural England are working in partnership to embark on a project to reintroduce the Grizzled Skipper to Derbyshire!
Wildlife lovers are being asked to help Scotland’s smallest butterfly, which has found itself in big trouble.
The Chequered Skipper has been returned to England after 40 year absence
Alan Titchmarsh is calling on gardeners to make a metre for wildlife this summer by providing a refuge for struggling butterflies, moths and other pollinators.
Major study reveals another tough summer for UK butterflies
Climate change has provided a window of opportunity for a previously extinct butterfly
Spot butterflies and moths to earn i-SPY points
Sir David Attenborough is urging people to take action for butterflies and moths this year, to mark the 50th anniversary of wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC).
A declining butterfly may have started breeding in Scotland for the first time in 130 years, after eggs were discovered by amateur naturalists in Berwickshire earlier this month...
BC to work on new project to help the High Brown Fritillary in Devon
Butterfly Conservation welcomes publication of long awaited 25 Year Environment Plan
Schools across Hampshire are being invited to sign up for an innovative new project to reconnect children with nature.
A major new conservation project spanning Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland will help butterflies, birds and other species.
Charities benefit from Patsy Wood Trust legacy grants
Ground-breaking conservation project launched to reverse extinctions
UK braced for influx of rare continental moths looking for ivy to feed upon
The Red Admiral enjoyed a record summer in this year's Big Butterfly Count...
Statement on releasing butterflies at weddings
Conservative MP for Ludlow, Philip Dunne, has ‘adopted’ the Wood White butterfly in a bid to boost its numbers...
Gardeners are being urged to keep their eye out for a potential butterfly bonanza this autumn
As part of the national Species Champion project, Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North, Caroline Nokes, is the latest to ‘adopt’ one of the UK’s most threatened butterflies in a bid to boost its numbers...
Marsh Fritillary thriving at some National trust sites, Butterfly Conservation report reveals
White-letter Hairstreak discovered in Scotland for the first time in 130 years
Wildlife lovers are being asked to head to their local canals and riversides this summer to chart the astonishing progress of the comeback kid of the butterfly world.
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.