While land-use change remains the most important driver of decline, the impact of climate change on butterflies is also evident in the new Red List
“By providing a pit stop for pollinators, you will be doing your bit for the insects that allow us to survive. Without them, we are gone. ” Alan Titchmarsh
“Insects fulfil a range of vital roles in the ecosystem, including pollination, pest control, and decomposition.”
“bullseye patterns have long been known to improve the attractiveness of flowers to pollinators by increasing their visibility.”
It may be doubted by many but 33,000 species of stinging (aculeate) wasps are helping us humans.
“Generalist” plants and pollinators play a crucial role in maintaining biodiversity and may also serve as buffers against some impacts of climate change
“Honeybees also travel through these landscapes, flying through fields and woodlands, over hedgerows and croplands, searching for nectar and pollen to return to their hives.”
B-Lines is a response to the decline of bees and other pollinating insects, a plan for how to reconnect our wild places by creating a network of wildflowers across our landscapes.
“It is wonderful when we can live alongside the beauty of nature and enjoy its many physical and mental benefits.”
A survey conducted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Buglife found that 17 species of bee are already regionally extinct in the South East of England.