10 easy ways you can help our environment

Find out how you can help wildlife with our 10 simple tips. Even doing something small can make a big difference.

10. Keep your garden or green spaces free from chemicals.

Reduce your use of herbicides and pesticides. These chemicals kill butterflies, moths, and other pollinating insects, such as ladybugs, beetles, and spiders – the natural enemies of your garden pests.

More than three-quarters of UK butterflies have declined over the past 40 years and evidence suggests that neonicotinoid pesticides, in particular, are one of the causes of these declines.