TERMODISP Project - The dry wood termite (Cryptotermes brevis) in the Azores

Over the past two years have elapsed the TERMODISP Project, a monitoring project of this kind of termite in the Azores, funded by the Regional(...)

The Value of Our Natural Resources: Now and Future

The Azorean Biodiversity group joins to the forum called "The Value of Our Natural Resources: Now and Future" to be held in Praia da Vitoria 8 to 11(...)

Scientific Report - Azorean Biodiversity Group - Year 2011

The “Azorean Biodiversity Group” (CITA-A) conducts basic and applied research in ecology and related disciplines (e.g. taxonomy, biogeography,(...)

Report - Exploring the diversity of Fishing Human Communities listtening to their voices

Report to be presented: 9th February 2012 15h in the Fishing Museuim at São Mateus da Calheta (Terceira) Coordinator: Alison Neilson EDUMAR(...)

XV Iberian Congress of Entomology will be held in Azores (2-6 September 2012)

The Azorean Biodiversity Group will organize the XV Iberian Congress of Entomology at Terceira from the 2nd to the 6th of September 2012.

Post-Doc Position in Land Use Changes - Azorean Biodiversity Group

Post-Doc Position -Land use impact on arthropod functional biodiversity Azorean Biodiversity Group (University of Azores, Portugal) is opening a(...)


Barreiros, J.P. & Gadig, O.B.F. (2011). Sharks and Rays from the Azores - A Field Guide. Instituto Açoriano de Cultura, Angra do Heroísmo. To be(...)

Marsilea azorica is an exotic species!

The clover fern Marsilea azorica was described in 1983 from the isolated Azores archipelago in the northern Atlantic, where it is restricted to a(...)

RAVE on Terra Brava

Took place between September 23 and October 2 a RAVE (Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition) on Terra Brava Terceira Island. The aim of a RAVE is to get(...)

News on the New York Times about a publication of Pedro Cardoso and Paulo Borges (CITA-A

The recent paper Cardoso, P., Erwin, T.L., Borges, P.A.V. & New, T.R. (2011). The seven impediments in invertebrate conservation and how to overcome(...)

RAVE - Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition - Terra Brava (Terceira; 23-25 September)

Collaboration between the Azorean Biodiversity Portal and Meseum of Aangra do Heroísmo and Terceira Natural Park To Meet at Terra - Brava 24-25(...)

Publication of the Azorean Biodiversity Group evaluates the disturbance level of Azorean protected areas

Gaspar, C., Gaston, K.J., Borges, P.A.V. & Cardoso, P. (2011). Selection of priority areas for arthropod conservation in the Azores archipelago.(...)

Paper of Pedro Cardoso, Terry Erwin, Paulo Borges and Tim New Highlighted in Conservation Magazine

Source: Conservation Magazine “If human beings were to disappear tomorrow, the world would go on with little change,” the prominent biologist E.O.(...)

New Book on Macaronesian Arthropod Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution

It is now available a book on Terrestrial arthropods of Macaronesia – Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution. It was an edition of the Portuguese(...)

Monitoring the Habitats of Azores with GigaPan System

The Azorean Biodiversity Group is exploring the facilities of the GigaPan System ( to monitor the Azorean Habitats. We hope to(...)

Job Opportunity - Post-Doc in Land-Use Changes to work in Azores and Madrid

Azorean Biodiversity Group (University of Azores, Portugal) is opening a Postdoctoral position to study the dynamics of soil and canopy arthropod(...)

E-Book - Borges & Gabriel - Predicting extinctions on oceanic islands: arthropods and bryophytes

Borges P.A.V. & Gabriel, R.G. (2009). Predicting extinctions on oceanic islands: arthropods and bryophytes /Estimar extinções em ilhas oceânicas:(...)

Workshop on Prevention and Control of Invasive Species

Goals of the workshop: 1) Present and discuss issues related to invasive species, including: a) Description of the main invasive species of the(...)

Workshop: Exploring the wealth of coastal fisheries listening to community voices

Workshop: Exploring the wealth of coastal fisheries listening to community voices

Days 21, 22, 23 e 24 of October 2011 We hope to encourage discussion between researchers (local and from other countries) and fishing communities.(...)


Dias: 20 a 22 de Julho de 2011 Local: Campus do Pico da Urze, Universidade dos Açores Âmbito: PROJECTO AFRICA ANNES – Incorporação da(...)