Have you ‘spotted’ any of these little insects in your home? Read more in our article, exclusively for Subs Club members
Having invaded the UK, the harlequin ladybird (pictured above) is now staging a takeover of our homes, according to reports from across England and Wales. In the first week of October, social media users were reporting harlequins entering houses…
Bees living in suburban habitats are still being exposed to significant levels of neonicotinoid pesticides despite the EU ban say scientists
Bees living in suburban habitats are still being exposed to significant levels of pesticides despite the EU ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on flowering crops, new research from University of Sussex scientists shows.
While the introduction of…
Nature’s Calendar shows you how the planet is changing Pictures: Nature’s Calendar
What effect has recent weather had on wildlife? Is climate change affecting timings in nature? Join Nature’s Calendar and help scientists to track the effects of weather and climate change on wildlife in your area.
Nature’s Calendar is the UK’s biggest record of the changing seasons, with over…
Could it happen again?
It’s been 40 years since the ladybird plague of 1976, when a summer of heat and drought saw swarms of seven-spotted ladybirds infesting the UK. The British Entomological and Natural History Society has estimated that 23.65 billion of them were swarming on the southern and eastern coasts of England by late July. Once they ran out…
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