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

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

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

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 Africa

Africa – specimen photos and full descriptions of all Acraea species. Australasia


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