Advanced Courses - CBA - Lisbon

CBA is organizing a new set of advanced courses to be held during 2013. These Courses are of high interest in the formation of students enrolling in(...)

Call for a Position in the Identification of Spiders and Beetles (NETBIOME PROJECT - ISLAND-BIODIV

We have a Call open for a young researcher to work in Project NETBIOME - Understanding biodiversity dynamics in tropical and subtropical islands as an(...)

Azorean Biodiversity Group collaborate with Photo Competition - Rare Bird Species occurring in Azores

The Azorean Biodiversity Group collaborates with the II Meeting of Bird Observation in Azores" and the Photo contest about the observation of rare(...)

Publication of Carvalho et al. highlighthed in OIKOS Blog

Carvalho, J.C., Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Schmera, D. & Podani, J. (In press). Measuring fractions of beta diversity and their relationships to(...)

Discovering the History of the Azores Botany: Plants and Scientists

Available online the new catalog of the exhibition "Discovering the History of the Azores Botany: Plants and Scientists"! This exhibition, which was(...)


The Azorean Biodiversity Group initiated this year the “Azorean Biodiversity Group Prizes” that aim to highlight the excellence in research of the(...)

XV Iberian Congress of Entomology - Angra do Heroísmo 2-6th September

This next weekend starts the XV Iberian Congress of Entomology in an organization leaded this year by the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A) in(...)

Post-Doc Researcher of the GBA integrates an International Technical Mission of the UN in Cape Verde

The postdoctoral researcher of the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A) and the Department of Biology, University of the Azores, Arthur Gil was one of(...)

Give a common name to an Azorean Endemic species

The Azorean Biodiversity Group (GBA, CITA-A, University of Azores) launched an initiative to highlight the diversity of species endemic to the Azores.(...)

PEERS – Platform for Enhancing Ecological Research & Sustainability

It was created a platform of scientific collaboration in Portugal by The Center for Environmental Biology (, Faculty of Science,(...)

Workshop on Biotechnology and Biological Control delayed to October 2012, with performance in Ponta Delgada

  The date and location for the Workshop "Biotechnology for Biological Control" previously advertised in this website has been changed! The(...)

Public presentation of the results of the campaign

Last Friday, 22 June by 9:00 a.m. in the auditorium of Pico da Urze campus of the University of the Azores, were made public the results achieved by(...)

Termodisp Report 2011

The activity report undertaken by the Biodiversity Group from the University of the Azores is now available online.       

Investigators of the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A) published a Chapter in the Book Learning for sustainability in times of accelerating change

Neilson, A.L., Blomberg, G. Gabriel, R. (2012). Spirited practice of transformative education for sustainability. In: Arjen Wals & Peter Blaze(...)

A Debate on species Diversification in Azores and Macaronesia published in Journal of Biogeography

Two publications with members of the Azorean Biodiversity Group were recently published in Journal of Biogeography related with an important Debate(...)

Course in Extreme Macro Photography of Insects and Plants

In an organization of the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A) and the Science Centre of Angra do Heroismo will be held on the Campus of Angra do(...)

New publication of Azorean Biodiversity Group shows that the Classification of some Azorean Protected areas have to be Improved

Fattorini, S., Cardoso, P. Rigal. P. & Borges, P.A.V. (2012). Use of Arthropod Rarity for Area Prioritisation: Insights from the Azorean Islands. PLoS(...)

XV Iberian Congress of Entomology

The Webpage of the XV Iberian Congress of Entomology is already Online at This Congress that will occur from the 1st to(...)

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(...)