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TAXON Expedition

The first TAXON expedition to Durmitor will take place from 9 to 20 July, 2018.

Founded in 2017 and based in Leiden, The Netherlands, Taxon Expeditions is an organization which focuses on education and biodiversity discovery. We organize expeditions to remote areas for people interested in nature and science and help them make scientific discoveries. International experts are engaged to guide them through all the steps of real scientific research.

Our Team

We are fascinated by the endless diversity of life. Our aim is to enable citizen scientists to be directly involved in new biodiversity discoveries. With traditional naturalist methods and modern DNA and cyber-biology tools, we will contribute to the knowledge of the world's biodiversity hotspots and aid in their conservation

What can you expect:

  • Doing real research with real scientists
  • Lectures and hands-on field research
  • Discover and name your own new species
  • DNA analysis in the field using nanopore technology
  • Work in a scientific laboratory
  • Jungle trekking, caving, canopy climbing, night walks, birdwatching and more
  • The most amazing animals and plants in the world
  • An unforgettable experience!

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