Luis Cunha

Luis Cunha


Cardiff University & EMBRAPA-Forestry & Azores University

Marie Curie Fellow


Published on Jun 07, 2016

104% Thank you!!! Fully funded!

Dear friends,We want to express our sincere gratitude toeveryone who donated and shared this project. This was an amazing adventure andthe first step of a beautiful story, soon to be revealed. The ...

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Published on May 19, 2016

The Volcanic Earthworm on Newsweek!

Lately, this little animal has been gathering friends all around the world! This week a story about it came out in Newsweek, we are thrilled, so exciting! Please check it out and feel free to ask a...

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Published on May 17, 2016

The Volcanic Earthworm through Media!

During the crowdfunding campaign a couple of news/stories have been coming out! Here we try to put all the links together! Newsweek StoryResearchgate blog post about the volcanic earthwormsCampaig...

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Published on May 20, 2016

Rewards news! field trips! 65% and getting closer!

First, a huge thank you for all of you backing up the volcanic earthworm genome we just reached 65%! So we have decided to update the rewards and add some more exciting options.So if...

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Published on May 17, 2016

USB Flash drive for Backers

We're almost reaching 60% of the funding goal! Still a bit more to go! We need your help to reveal this fascinating genome.As an appreciation for your support, we'll mail everybody who donates $100...

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Hi Jenny, if you are interested in one of those options let us know! We usually stay at least a week in the field. With 3-4 days you can visit most of Sao Miguel Island and still collect worms! Amazonia is a bit more challenging, so it will require to fill a checklist (health, visa, physical cond...more