International Projects

A shiny BINCO paper

In this article, published by us in the open access journal “Journal of Insect Science”, we describe the beetles of the genus Chrysina that are present in the Cusuco National Parc (Honduras) along with the relationship between the number of found…


First Baird’s tapir from Honduras caught on film

During a Binco Express Inventory last June in the Pico Bonito National Park in Honduras one of our cameras caught a Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) on film. Although being photographed several times with a camera trap, this is the first time that…


Pico Bonito, a succesful expedition

Pico Bonito National Park is located on the North Coast of Honduras near the Caribbean coastal town of La Ceiba. Pico Bonito is the second largest national park in the country, covering an area of 1073 square kilometres. Its vast size subsequently…


Back from prospection for the Educate for Life project in Jambiani, Zanzibar

Two of BINCO’s core members spent 10 days on the Island of Zanzibar to gather the necessary information to set up a future educational project in a series of schools in Jambiani. They saw lots of nice things and talked to several interesting people…


Cinematographic report of the expedition to French Guyana

BINCO organised an ES (Express Survey) in August 2008 to Savane-Roche Virginie, a small granite outcrop in French Guyana. A new road towards Regina now provides easy access to the outcrop and the main aim of the expedition was to perform a baseline…


Another new species from French Guiana

The discovery of an additional new species form the Roche-la-Virginie (French Guiana) has been published in the journal Zootaxa. The new species is a spider that is adapted to the microhabitat created by the leaves of Bromelias, hence its name…


A successful expedition in French Guiana

Three weeks ago BINCO returned from an exciting expedition at Savane-Roche Virginie in the rainforest of French Guiana. We collected a huge amount of data and we are now compiling a detailed report on the biodiversity of this remarkable but…