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Diana and Eduard Pascual Plan co-published a book about adapting the Mediterranean basin to climate change

13 de June 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

The book, available in English, focuses on the nature reserve shared between southern Spain and northern Morocco. In particular, it values the impacts of climate...

Achieving the COP21 agreements is currently far-fetched

9 de June 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

The COP21 set the maximum temperature increase for 2100 at 1.5° C. The only scenario which would allow achievement of this goal would require vastly...

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CREAF will help European forestry adapt to climate change

8 de June 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

Enrique Doblas is part of a European interest group on climate change adaptation in the forestry sector. CREAF’s knowledge and innovations will be taken into...

Cities threaten millions of years of bird evolution

31 de May 2017Anna Ramon Revilla

A study led by Daniel Sol, CISC researcher based at CREAF, shows that cities preserve 450 million years less evolutionary history compared to natural environments....

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Scant dwelling options cause the dormouse to raise a larger number of males

24 de May 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Some populations of the edible dormouse have become isolated due to destruction or severe alteration of their habitat. A recent study by CREAF and the...

The ‘Tinder’ of the forestry and environment sectors

22 de May 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

Forestry Hub is a digital tool for getting in touch with actors in the forestry and environment sectors, capable of effectively uniting supply and demand of...

Plants absorb pharmaceuticals and personal-care products carried by irrigation water

18 de May 2017CREAF

Pharmaceutical and personal-care products for human and animal use are increasingly released into the environment.  ...

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The Roots of Heaven: Literature and Ecology

26 de June 2017Jaume Terradas

Environmentalsim and literature in a book, then filmed for the big screen, by Romain Gary. ...

That viscous film which envelops the Earth

6 de June 2017Francisco Lloret

Life on Earth barely extends over its surface. But organisms have been able to transform its climate for millions of years. Now, humans seem to...

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Origins of terrestrial ecology in Catalonia

29 de May 2017Jaume Terradas

Jaume Terradas explains in this post how the discipline began in our country, and the capital role that some people played on it, such as...

Geobotany and plant ecophysiology in Europe: some masters

4 de May 2017Jaume Terradas

A review about the history of the most outstanding authors in the fields of geobotany and ecophysiology. ...

Woodlands in their labyrinth: forest management and biodiversity conservation

23 de April 2017Francisco Lloret

The forth post of Francisco Lloret's section Festina Lente. In this one he explains different dimensions of combining forest management with biodiversity conservation. ...

Thinking on group selection

4 de April 2017Jaume Terradas

Darwin introduced the idea that selection might not only affect individuals but also other levels. This was a logical extension of his theory.  ...

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“You only really understand your research if you are able to explain it to a child.”

30 de March 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Corina Basnou is a postdoctoral biologist working at CREAF since 2005. Currently, she is studying the topics of ecosystem service and biodiversity.  ...

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