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Nitrogen available to plants in decline

13 de December 2018Anna Ramon Revilla

According to an article published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the authors of which include CREAF postdoctoral researchers Sara Marañón and Rossella Guerrieri (Marie Sklodowska Curie grant holders), the concentration...

Farmers planting Euro-MED research future

12 de December 2018CREAF

On 29-30 November 2018, the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry (INRGREF) and the Ecological and Forestry Applications Research Centre (CREAF) co-organised...

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CREAF’s new slogan: ecology moves us

23 de November 2018CREAF

A research centre's 30th anniversary only happens once. We are celebrating ours with a new slogan. ...

From the Arctic to the tropics: researchers present a unique database on Earth’s vegetation

19 de November 2018CREAF

Which plant species grow where, alongside which others - and why? In a new study, an international research team presents the world's first global vegetation database...

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Open registration for the first iberian ecological society congress

23 de October 2018CREAF

The conference will be held at University of Barcelona (UB). The conference is aimed to be the kickoff of SIBECOL (Sociedad Ibérica de Ecología) a new scientific society, joining ecologists...

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Forest management in Europe will not stop global warming

11 de October 2018Anna Ramon Revilla

Aude Valade, CREAF researcher, and the international team behind the study published in Nature recommends that forests be managed with a view to preserving the...

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The forests that store the most carbon are also the richest in biodiversity

3 de October 2018Anna Ramon Revilla

A study led by CREAF researcher Judit Lecina Díaz has mapped Spain's carbon and biodiversity hotspots, which are located in the Pyrenees and their foothills,...

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On maps, species and clima

19 de December 2018CREAF

Maps are a key tool for ecologists and naturalists. What is its origin? What applications can have? The phenomena that studies ecology have an important...

On science, environmentalism and optimism

13 de November 2018Francisco Lloret

The human footprint on Earth is undoubted and inevitable to some extent . Science and technology, far from contributing to create more inequalities, must be able...

Fractal life

1 de October 2018Francisco Lloret

Fractals fascinate everyone who sees them. Why do we feel this sensation? And why do we often find them in nature? ...

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“A temperature rise of 2ºC could have irreversible effects on the planet”

23 de August 2018Albert Naya i Díaz

We interviewed Sara Marañón, a postdoctoral researcher at CREAF with a Marie Curie grant.  ...

Still between the Tigris and the Euphrates

21 de August 2018Jaume Terradas

Second instalment about Mesopotamia. We are now situated throughout the 20th century, political and social changes caused massive forced migrations by people of the area...

A tale in Trieste

13 de August 2018Francisco Lloret

At the end of the 19th century, the border region between Italy and Slovenia had mountains with no trees. A massive reforestation ordered by the...

In the cradle of civilization

26 de June 2018Jaume Terradas

The Poem of Gilgamesh is the oldest known fiction text, and represents brilliantly the conflict between nomadic and agricultural and urban societies; between nature and city. A...

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