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View of the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park. Photo by Giorgio Bertorelle

Newspaper article about EndemixIT on “La Repubblica” 22.11.2021

The italian newspaper “La Repubblica” just published an article about EndemixIT. Dissemination is a priority mission for EndemixIT as species conservation needs citizens involvement. Thus we are glad that the press is talking about us, helping the prject to reach a broad audience. Check out the paper here or in our “read more” section.

Brand new stamps on two EndemixIT species 17.11.2021

Poste Italiane S.p.A., the Italian postal service provider, has chosen two Italian endemic species to produce a series of stamps dedicated to the endangered species of our country. And guess what? They are both part of our project! We are talking about the Aeolian Lizard (Podarcis raffonei) and the Marsican Bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus). The … Continue reading Brand new stamps on two EndemixIT species 17.11.2021

Endemixit presented at NESIE 2021

On September 11th-12th, the team from the University of Trieste was invited to attend the 5th edition of the North East International Shell Exposition (NESIE), which attracts every year shell and fossil collectors from Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, as well as many people interested in biodiversity and science enthusiasts. This was a great opportunity to … Continue reading Endemixit presented at NESIE 2021

Studying the phototactic response of our Adriatic sturgeons 19.07.21

To assess the fitness of our Adriatic sturgeons (Acipenser naccarii) we started to investigate the response to diverse stimuli. Among them, we chose to further explore the response to light (phototaxis) in our inbred and outbred stocks. A positive phototactic response can be linked to higher success in finding new sources of food, since many potential … Continue reading Studying the phototactic response of our Adriatic sturgeons 19.07.21

Spreading the word: genetics and conservation in secondary schools in Abruzzo 23.06.2021

One of the objectives of Endemixit is to increase public awareness about biodiversity conservation and the use of innovative genetic and genomic approaches as modern tools to protect the Italian biological heritage. This goal can be reached also involving school teachers and students in specific educational programs. For this reason, we are developing a dissemination … Continue reading Spreading the word: genetics and conservation in secondary schools in Abruzzo 23.06.2021

Glossary and Wiki page online 13.05.2021

A glossary of relevant terms in conservation and genetics is now available both in English and in Italian on our website. Also, we opened a new wiki page (in Italian) on Conservation Genomics (Genomica della Conservazione). Have a look at them!

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