Blog Archivi - WBA Biodiversity Association


This manual represents a detailed and complete tool for the study and recognition of the 127 species of mantids that gravitate around the Mediterranean Sea basin. The first part describes the entry of mantises into popular and scientific culture, their biology, the question of sexual cannibalism, morphology and life cycle in different environments. Indispensable for

08 Nov, 2019

Butterflies and Burnets of the Alps (WBA Handbooks 4) – World Biodiversity Association

Butterflies and Burnets of the Alps (WBA Handbooks 4) – World Biodiversity Association This new 480-page manual contains more than 2,000 color illustrations of the 281 species of butterflies and burnets reported in the Alpine arc. It is a complete inventory of diurnal butterflies of the Alps realized through an easy-to-read chart for each species,

31 Oct, 2019

Financial support to Biodiversity conservation: is it enough?

How pay to support nature conservation? Nowadays nearly everyone knows the word Biodiversity and has heard about biodiversity conservation at least once in his life; However, very few people are aware of how biodiversity conservation acts and how this action is economically supported. Despite conservation programs act since 1992 thanks to the Convention of Biological

08 Oct, 2018

OS-Tienshanica expedition: Discovering the Thien Shan mountains and their biodiversity

OS-Tienshanica: a new expedition on the Thien Shan mountains to rediscover the wild nature and the biodiversity of this amzing place View and vote the videoclip In the late 19th century Baron Osten-Sacken, naturalist, geographer and explorer made an epic quest crossing the Tien Shan, the Celestial Mountains, in a lost country today known as

05 Sep, 2018


Biodiversity is one of the riches of our planet The characteristics of living organisms When you closely observe living organisms,  study them, you can definitively realize some characteristics that accumunate them: 1. Cells! all living things are made of cells! 2. Cells contain hereditary information encoded in a universal genetic language! 3. Cells extract energy

24 Dec, 2017

Take us to Cuba

“TAKE US TO CUBA”- WHY? This story begins in Summer 2017, when Enrico and Nicola, both W.B.A. members, went to Rome to meet with the managers of Bioversity International (Italian dispatch). A project is born, involving two technical-scientific figures in a trip to Cuba in spring 2018. At this point we would like to bring

22 Dec, 2017