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Four Spanish scientists receive the Nature award

5 de December 2017CREAF

Yesterday, the 4th of December, the Nature Award for Mentoring took place, the awards for four exemplary scientific tutors. It was held for the first...

Fossil fuel emissions hit record high after unexpected growth: Global Carbon Budget 2017

16 de November 2017CREAF

The Global Carbon Budget 2017 has analyzed carbon emission sources and sinks worldwide. This year the researcher Benjamin Stocker from CREAF has collaborated in the...

Russian Revolution and environment

25 de October 2017Jaume Terradas

We commemorate the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution led by Lenin and the Bolsheviks. What was the scientific and environmental policy followed by the...

Citizen science is a useful and reliable tool for studying the mosquitoes driving global epidemics

24 de October 2017Marina Torres Gibert

Acoording to a study published in Nature Communications citizen science has allowed the researchers to cover much more geographic space in comparison to traditional methods, reducing the...

CREAF participates in the global initiative GEO WEEK in Washington DC

23 de October 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

The annual meeting of GEO (Group on Earth Observations) will take place between the 23 and 27 of October in Washington DC. There are two...

Rising temperatures threaten global agricultural production

16 de October 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

The production of essential crops such as wheat, maize, rice, and soybean will be substantially reduced. Effective measures for climate change adaptation will be necessary,...

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The first CREAF Talks with Steven W.Running now available

6 de October 2017CREAF

Online the first CREAF Talks video. In this sesion Steven W. Running told us about whether primary net terrestrial production was a planetary boundary for...

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Why are there so many plants?

1 de December 2017Jaume Terradas

Which characteristics of the environment and living beings can explain the great diversity of plants and life in general on Earth?...

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“We invest much more time writing scientific publications than making science accessible”

31 de October 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Rossella Guerrieri has a PhD in Forestry and Environmental Sciences and has been a post-doc at CREAF since 2016. Her projects are related to the...

Tree herders

14 de October 2017Francisco Lloret

Some giant trees, such as cedars and redwoods, are an example of great longevity and their populations depend much more on tendencies than on specific...

The Deep Ecology

2 de October 2017Jaume Terradas

In this new post, Jaume Terradas explains the bases of Naess' Deep Ecology, its philosophical roots and the implications in the present society. ...

On paintings and books

3 de September 2017Jaume Terradas

Two paintings and one book that lead Jaume Terradas to think about how historical changes and human nature often don't coincide with art and with...

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CREAF Annual Report 2016 is already available

31 de August 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

In 2016 CREAF have published 205 articles indexed on SCI, which maintains the rising tendency of the last years. 77% of our publications were in...

Forest wildfires: learning from the beast

11 de August 2017Francisco Lloret

We are in the middle of the wildfire season, and the ecologist Francisco Lloret explains what we can learn about fires and how we can...

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