Did you know that half of all British butterflies are now on the Red List, which means they’re either threatened or ‘near threatened’ with extinction? In this guest blog Wildlife expert Sean McMenemy director at Ark Wildlife shares his tips for attracting butterflies for this year’s ‘Big Butterfly Count’, which runs until August 7…
Britain’s largest and most endangered spider species rediscovered
It’s the kind of Halloween story that naturalists will love! Great Fox-Spiders have been rediscovered after more than 25 years without a UK sighting.
Bug Safari: What to look out for in your garden
The school holidays are a great time for children and parents alike to engage with nature. Going on a ‘bug safari’ is a great way to encourage kids to get outside and explore the world around them.
Low Carbon is striving to save the honeybee. So can you…
Low Carbon are raising awareness of the threats facing the British bee population, and hoping to inspire us all with their own biodiversity project.
Chris Packham Interview: Are we losing our connection with creepy crawlies?
This summer, Chris Packham helped Intu shopping centres launch their ‘Big Bugs on tour’ initiative, which aims to bring more than 30 million shoppers back to nature. Shocking
David Attenborough’s Big Butterfly Count 2017: collecting my results
Today I took part in the final day of The big butterfly count 2017; a nationwide survey endorsed by Sir David Attenborough to assess the health of our environment.
Making an impact with bee hotels
June is a rather special month for Discovery employees, as the entire, global team simultaneously takes part in a day of giving back to the