Bringing environmental and ecological

threats lower to endangered species

Ground Beetle

Trechus terrabravensis

Ground Beetle

Pseudanchomenus aptinoides

Ironclad beetle

Tarphius floresensis

The LIFE BEETLES project is a nature conservation project co-financed by the European Union and coordinated by the Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Change, having the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change as partner, with a global investment of 1,76 million euros that will run for 5 years (from January 2020 until December 2024).

The project aim is to improve the population size, distribution area and conservation status of tree endemic beetle species: Ironclade beetle (Tarphius floresensis)ย  on Flores island,ย Laurocho (Pseudanchomenus aptinoides) on Pico Island and Ground beetle (Trechus terrabravensis ) on Terceira Island.

Project Progress

Last update: 14/11/2022

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๐—˜๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—™๐—˜ ๐—•๐—˜๐—˜๐—ง๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐˜€ โ€“ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ

The LIFE BEETLES project promoted another volunteering activity on the island of Terceira, this time with the Scouts of Grouping 953 of the National Scout Corps, for controlling invasive plants. The activity (...)

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