nubbsgalore:

"evolution is written on the wings of butterflies." - charles darwin

photos from the sensational butterflies exhibit at london’s natural history museum, open until september 14, taken by (click pic) jonathan hordle, alastair grant, geoff pugh, luke macgregor, peter macdiarmid and leon neal.

according to the european environment agency, populations of europe’s grassland butterflies declined by almost fifty percent between 1990 and 2011.

“if the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” - albert einsein. (bees, butterflies — chose your proxy indicator).

(via filthy-hippie-vibes)