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(...)

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.(...)