I include links to any charitable organisation dealing with the conservation of butterflies or other wildlife or their habitats anywhere in the world.
Rainforest conservation
Amazon Conservation Society
Australian Rainforest Conservation Society
Iwokrama - rainforest research and protection in Guyana
Mongabay - the hard facts about rainforest destruction
Rainforest Portal - ( Ecological Internet ) links to all major rainforest conservation organisations
Seacology - protecting rainforests on Pacific islands
World Land Trust
UK conservation
Butterfly Conservation - national website
Butterfly Conservation Hampshire
Butterfly Conservation Sussex
Butterfly Monitoring Scheme
County Wildlife Trusts
English Nature - responsible for National Nature Reserves in England
Forestry Commission
National Trust - the guardians of Britain's coastal butterfly sites
RSPB - bird reserves are often also excellent butterfly sites
Woodland Trust
British and European butterflies & moths
ukbutterflies - Pete Eeles' award winning site covering all matters relating to British butterflies
ukmoths - superb site illustrating almost all British moths including micros
UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme - transect data and much more
Moths and Butterflies of Europe - excellent site covering many European species.
Butterflies of Bulgaria - excellent coverage of Bulgarian butterflies.
North America
NABA - North American Butterfly Association.
Butterflies and Moths of North America - distribution maps, species accounts, checklists etc.
Butterflies of America - the most complete and professional guide to American butterflies.
Central and South America
Butterflies of America - thorough coverage of most butterfly families in the neotropics.
Moths of French Guyana - a selection of photographs of amazing neotropical moths and larvae.
Biologia Centrali-Americana - moths of Central and South America.
South-east Asia
Butterflies of Singapore - superb site featuring lifecycles of Singapore species.
Butterflies of Bangladesh - Bangladesh butterflies and their hostplants
Butterflies of India - superb site for identification of Indian butterflies
Acraea.com - specimen photos and full descriptions of all Acraea species.
Papuan Insects - the butterflies and other insects of Papua New Guinea.
Equipment Suppliers
Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies - moth traps, breeding cages
Watkins & Doncaster - entomological equipment
Taxonomy, biology and ecology
Bold Systems - illustrates over 80000 species of lepidoptera
LepIndex - Global Lepidoptera Species Index
Funet - database of world lepidoptera and larval foodplants
Booksellers & publishers
NHBS - the UK's biggest selection of natural history books, including specialist subjects
Pemberley Books - new, out of print, & second-hand entomological books.
Butterfly farms & livestock suppliers
Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre - Cambodia - supports poverty alleviation and conservation
Butterfly photography
Butterfly Photography Blogspot - really useful advice about butterfly photography techniques


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