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European Researchers’ Night – A night in the Tropics – Lisbon

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Tropical tree in the Tropical Botanic Garden of Lisbon


23 September 2005, 20.30-23.30
Organised by: Jardim-Museu Agrícola Tropical and Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical
The Tropical Research Institute (Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical) in Lisbon is organising a series of activities to take place on the evening of 23 September at the Tropical Botanical Gardens of Lisbon. The event, which will go under the title of ‘Nox Tropicorum - discovering tropical ecosystems’, is aimed primarily at children and young people. Activities will be led by the researchers themselves, who will help the visitors understand more about biodiversity.


  • 20.30: Registration
  • 21.30: Activities:
    • In the deep of the night – sleeping plants and non-sleeping animals
    • Insects – 30 million all different!
    • Seeds game
    • Make your own herbarium
    • Discovering wood
    • Three flavours in the Tropical Garden
  • 23.30: End


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Jardim-Museu Agrícola Tropical
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical
Largo dos Jerónimos
Lisboa, Portugal
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