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. Here is a brief cinematographic report of the expedition.

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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.

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First BINCO Newsletter

We are very proud to present our first Binco newsletter.

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Announcement BINCO Quiz

On Saturday, January 14 we organize our first quiz in the Elizabeth refter in the ‘Heilig Hart Instituut’ in Heverlee.

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BINCO visits the Oxford Museum of Natural History

During the first week of November, three of our members visited Oxford to study the collected insects from Cusuco National Park in Honduras. This collection was never before studied in detail and proved to be worth checking out.

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BINCO gives a morning fieldcourse

The nature conservation organisation ‘Natuurpunt’ asked us to teach a field course in invertebrate surveying.

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BINCO describes a new species of opilionid

The new species is named Neogovea virginie after the unique site where it was found and where many other species remain to be discovered.

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Critically endangered spider found in ‘Haachts broek’

Last summer we discovered an endangered spider In the ‘Haacht's broek’ in Haacht . The spider has been named Drassyllus praeficus.

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The winners of our photo contest

The winners of our ‘In het oog, in het hart’ photo contest are known. Our jury selected three stunning pictures, submitted by Boris Godfroid and Wim Smets.

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BINCO launches photo project ‘In het oog, in het hart’

To raise awareness about the current biodiversity crisis, we compiled sets of pictures of endangered species in Belgium. We are showing these pictures at selected public locations in Leuven to show the beauty of natural diversity and the necessity to act promptly to stop the decline of…

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