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Saving butterflies and moths for 50 years

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).

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Butterfly breeds for first time in 130 years

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...

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Rare butterfly wins Hampshire MP’s vote

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...

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Have you seen the comeback kid?

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.

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Butterfly man awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

A naturalist who almost single-handedly saved a rare butterfly from extinction in Sussex, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his long-standing services to wildlife conservation.

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City children connect with nature

An innovative project to reconnect inner-city kids with nature in Bristol looks set to benefit more than 5,000 children by the end of the year...