We’re now on Instagram and Facebook!

Our Instagram and Facebook pages are now live!

To stay up to date please follow #MeetTheHoverflies and #IUCNHoverflySG

Periodically we will post pictures and short stories about hoverfly species, scientific and conservation news.

To be featured please tag @IUCNhoverflySG on your hoverfly photo on Instagram.

RZSS Goes Wild web series – pine hoverfly

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has created a new video series called #RZSSGoesWild in order to raise awareness and funding for RZSS’ in-situ conservation work.

They are posting three 5 min episodes per week, with each one focussing on a different conservation project that RZSS is involved with.

Today’s episode is all about their pine hoverfly work!

Feel free to share this or other #RZSSGoesWild videos

For more information follow them on Facebook and tweeter

Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on biodiversity conservation

Here you can find a recent editorial from Biological Conservation about the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on conservation education, environmental management, and biodiversity protection. 

Here it has been pointed out that the conservation and ecological community needs to be ready for changing social and scientific priorities and unexpected research opportunities.