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Join in with the Big Butterfly Count and help take nature’s pulse!

Take part in the world’s largest citizen science survey from July 17th to August 9th!!   Run by Butterfly Conservation, this totally brilliant, public led survey takes place every summer in the UK – spend 15 minutes in the sunshine and count the butterflies that you see! Butterflies are a fantastic indicator of the natural …

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Five Things We Can Do To Help Reverse The Decline In Insects

Life is getting difficult for our insects. A recent study published in the journal Biological Conservation found that more than 40% of insect species are declining and a third are endangered. It’s a rate of extinction eight times faster than for mammals, birds and reptiles. With a decrease of 2.5% in overall insect mass every …

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Protecting our rare wildflower landscapes: A focus on Plantlife’s Greena Moor Reserve

In an isolated, little known corner of Cornwall not far from the border with Devon is a pretty special place. Greena Moor is a unique reserve owned and managed by Plantlife, a conservation charity that does brilliant work to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi. Greena Moor is ‘culm grassland’ which perhaps confusingly doesn’t …

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