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Conference Announcement

Conference Announcement

The 25th Conference on Subterranean Biology is now planned to be held as a hybrid conference with both physical and online attendance possible. The conference is planned to be held at Cluj-Napoca in Romania from 18-21 July 2022 with a post conference tour on the 22nd of July. More details are available on the Conference website https://www.25icsb.com/.

Impact Factor for Subterranean Biology

Impact Factor for Subterranean Biology

The Web of Science Editorial Team have completed an evaluation of the Society’s journal Subterranean Biology and determined that the journal will receive an impact factor in 2021!  Congratulations to the journal editor, Dr Oana Moldovan, and the many contributors of papers to the journal.

25th Conference on Subterranean Biology

25th Conference on Subterranean Biology

The 25th Conference on Subterranean Biology is now planned to be held as a hybrid conference with both physical and online attendance possible. The conference is planned to be held at Cluj-Napoca in Romania from 18-21 July 2022 with a post conference tour on the 22nd of July. More details are available on the Conference website https://www.25icsb.com/.

25th Conference on Subterranean Biology in Alba Iulia, Romania.

25th Conference on Subterranean Biology in Alba Iulia, Romania.

It is now only 167 days until the start of the 25th Conference on Subterranean Biology in Alba Iulia, Romania. Details are available on the Conference website.  Closing date for travel grant applications is the 25th of February.  Registration discounts apply only until the 1st of March.  This will be an exciting conference, encompassing all facets of subterranean biology, in a very scenic part of Europe. For more information, visit the official conference website.  

Review Process of EU Water Framework Directive (EC-WFD) – Expert consultations

Review Process of EU Water Framework Directive (EC-WFD) – Expert consultations

Groundwater ecosystems are currently disregarded by the European Water Framwork Directive (EC-WFD), as colmation, a main stressor for stream and river ecosystems. However, there is a chance to change things: Recently, until 11th of March 2019, the EU-Commission is running online-consultations to check and improve the Water Framework Directive (WFD). Each citizen – European and non-European – and most organisations can take part in the consultations. The more persons and organisations from science and from environment protection are involved the better for…

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Comprehensive evolutionary analysis of the Anthroherpon radiation

Comprehensive evolutionary analysis of the Anthroherpon radiation

Njunjić, I., Perrard, A., Hendriks, K., Schilthuizen, M., Perreau, M., Merckx, V., Baylac, M. and Deharveng, L., 2018. Comprehensive evolutionary analysis of the Anthroherpon radiation (Coleoptera, Leiodidae, Leptodirini). PloS one, 13(6), p.e0198367. Abstract The genus Anthroherpon Reitter, 1889 exhibits the most pronounced troglomorphic characters among Coleoptera, and represents one of the most spectacular radiations of subterranean beetles. However, radiation, diversification, and biogeography of this genus have never been studied in a phylogenetic context. This study provides a comprehensive evolutionary analysis…

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