Paper of Borges & Hortal (2009) in Journal of Biogeography now of free access

Borges, P.A.V. & Hortal, J. (2009). Time, area and isolation: Factors driving the diversification of Azorean arthropods. Journal of Biogeography 36:(...)

Book from the Azorean Biodiversity Group Celebrating the BES Award for Excellence in the Conservation of Biodiversity in Portugal, 2008

To be Lauched on the 7th December 2009 at University of Azores (Terceira) Borges P.A.V. & Gabriel, R.G. (2009). Predicting extinctions on oceanic(...)

RCE-Azores, UNESCO Research Centre of Expertise Approved

The Ubuntu Committee of Peers for the Regional Centres for Expertise (RCEs) held its fourth meeting on 10 November 2009 in Tokyo, Japan and considered(...)

Report about the infestation levels of termites in Angra do Heroísmo (2009)

On the 26th November we presented the report about the infestation levels of termites in Angra do Heroísmo (2009): Guerreiro, O., Borges, A. &(...)

Three MSc Students from Oxford University made their projects with the Azorean Biodiversity Group

The Azorean Biodiversity Group received in June and July 2009 three  MSc. students (“Biodiversity, Conservation and Managment”) from(...)

A new species of subterranean termite was found at Terceira island

Based on a request by the owner of a house located at Santa Rita (Praia da Vitória, Terceira), termite experts of the Azorean Biodiversity Group(...)

Paper of the week- the smallest spider of the world discovered in Portugal

Anapistula ataecina sp. n. is one of the smallest spiders described to date. The species is almost exclusively known from the Frade Cave System in(...)