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Video – Why entomologists love visiting burial grounds

Burial grounds and churchyards offer a haven to butterflies, moths and a host of other insects such as shield bugs, beetles, ladybirds and grasshoppers. In this film we chat to entomologists about why they love visiting burial grounds to discover invertebrates.

To see information about how to manage burial grounds in a way that is sensitive to invertebrates and other wildlife visit: https://www.caringforgodsacre.org.uk/resources/action-pack/havens-for-wildlife/

‘If we and the rest of the back-boned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the world’s ecosystems would collapse.’ Sir David Attenborough