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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...

Comma Butterfly in garden

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...

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Caterpillar café heads into the city

A caterpillar café will appear on the streets of Bristol as part of an innovative project to reconnect inner-city children with nature...

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Dr Martin Warren awarded OBE

World-renowned butterfly scientist Dr Martin Warren has been awarded with an OBE for services to the environment.

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All the better for moorland butterflies

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.