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Moth Week in Cyprus – Guest post by Marios Philippou

Cyprus Island is a special place because it is located between three continents. Europe, Asia, and Africa.The biodiversity of the island is very rich compared to its size (9.251 km ²). We count about 1950 plants, 650 seashells, 250 fishes, … Continue reading

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First but not last… National Moth Week in Las Arrieras Nature Reserve, Costa Rica – Guest post by Dariel Sanabria

Costa Rica is worldwide known by its rich biodiversity. A country full of birds, plants, reptiles, frogs and……. moths! The tropics are home to a vast diversity of this interesting group that is barely known by science. Taking this into … Continue reading

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Moth Week event at WWF-India – Guest post by Kaustubh Srikanth

We are delighted to share that WWF-India was invited to participate in the National Moth Week, wherein we organized a moth observation and awareness event at the Secretariat on the 24th July, 2019. Two moth setups were placed- one near … Continue reading

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First Moth week in Slovakia – Guest post by David Turčáni

For the first time we made mothing event in Slovakia. The organizer was the project Land of Bees, which educates about pollinators, mainly bees. But this year we started a special program about butterflies and moths.   Our event was held on July 25, 2019. Mothing attracted not only moths, but also people … Continue reading

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In a War-Torn Country, Moth Watching Offers a Peaceful Diversion

In war-torn Syria, Mudar Salimeh has found an oasis of tranquility by studying moths. Thanks to Mudar’s interest in moths, Syria is on National Moth Week’s world map for thefirst time since it was started in 2012. He will be … Continue reading

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Nighttime Nature in the Spotlight at Davidson’s Mill Pond Park (NJ, USA) For 5th Annual National Moth Week Kickoff, July 23

The spotlight will be on nighttime nature as National Moth Week 2016 has its official kickoff on Saturday, July 23 with an evening of mothing at Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue in South Brunswick. The event will run … Continue reading

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“Moth” – A new book by Matthew Gandy

Guest post from Reaktion Books In June 2016 Reaktion Books are launching Matthew Gandy’s fascinating new book, ‘Moth‘, which explores the animal’s crucial role in history around the world. Click here for the Book Launch event in London. Moth “We know that … Continue reading

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NMW event at Mother Neff State Park, Texas, USA

Guest blog by Rehanon Pampell For the past two years, we (the Central Texas Master Naturalists) have had a rough time finding moths during National Moth Week. The last week of July apparently isn’t the best time to look for moths … Continue reading

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2015 MOTH PARTY at Prairie Haven

NMW participant Marcie O’Connor wrote about her event, or Moth Party, on her blog ‘Prairie Haven‘.  The party included hiking, food and of course moths…  There was no moth cake this year, but Anne promised to make one for next … Continue reading

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Moth Night at the Fell House, New Jersey, USA

Every year New Jersey moth’ers get together for a National Moth Week event the Fell House. In 2015 the annual moth night is being held on August 10th.  

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