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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(...)

SHARKS AND RAYS FROM THE AZORES – AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE

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 (http://gigapan.org/) 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.(...)

WORKSHOP: DO ENVOLVIMENTO À PARTICIPAÇÃO: O PAPEL DA COMUNICAÇÃO NA GESTÃO DE RISCOS

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

Light attraction and subsequent colonization behaviors of alates and dealates of the West Indian drywood termite

Laboratory studies were conducted during the 2007 and 2008 dispersal seasons of the West Indian drywood termite Cryptotermes brevis (Walker), a(...)

The effects of land-use change on arthropod richness and abundance on Santa Maria Island (Azores): unmanaged plantations favour endemic beetles

Meijer, S.S., Whittaker, R.J. & Borges, P.A.V. (2011). The effects of land-use change on arthropod richness and abundance on Santa Maria Island(...)

The Linnean shortfall in oceanic island biogeography: a case study in the Azores

Schaefer, H., Moura, M., Maciel, M.G.B., Silva, L., Rumsey, F., Carine, M.A. (2011). The Linnean shortfall in oceanic island biogeography: a case(...)

Strategic Plan of Azorean Biodiversity Group for 2011-12

The excellence of islands as natural laboratories for ecological and evolutionary studies is well established since Darwin and Wallace. Their(...)

Conference on Plant Genetic Resources Preservation

From 27 to 29 June 2011 will be held in the Auditorium of University of the Azores at Campus Angra do Heroísmo, Pico da Urze, the Conference on Plant(...)