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New modelling framework will transform the design and monitoring of EU rural policies

2 de March 2020CREAF

A new Horizon 2020 project, where CREAF takes part actively, will provide improved tools to European policymakers for predicting the result of future EU agriculture...

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The Cocoon system improves success rates when reforesting degraded land

24 de February 2020Anna Ramon Revilla

Around 30,000 trees and shrubs were planted between 2016 and 2019 in the Mediterranean basin and the Canary Islands, with a survival rate achieved that...

Humans use more phosphorus to produce fish than we obtain by harvesting them

17 de February 2020Adriana Clivillé

There is an imbalance between the amount of phosphorus we use in the production of fish and shellfish (which need it for growth, bones and...

Citizen science and smart traps against to fight the tiger mosquito

12 de February 2020Àlex Richter-Boix

The MosquitoAlertBCN project has been one of the research initiatives selected by the Pla Barcelona Ciència. It is a project led by CREAF, with the...

The Interreg Europe project PROGRESS begins!

29 de January 2020CREAF

PROmoting the Governance of Regional Ecosystem ServiceS (PROGRESS), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), aims to initiate a process of exchange of experiences...

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To know the evolutionary potential to effective conservation management: the example of the yew

16 de January 2020Àlex Richter-Boix

Yew is considered a species of interest from the point of view of conservation for its small and isolated populations. An international team led by...

Greener springs are causing hotter, drier summers

14 de January 2020Adriana Clivillé

For the first time, two phenomena that occur in different seasons are connected: the high temperatures advance and extend springs, so that the vegetation grows...

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Pragmatic ecology

11 de December 2019Francisco Lloret

Recently, my friend Paul Zedler raised a question between insidious and philosophical: our scientific procedure based on searching for processes and establishing causal relationships, has...

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Big Mosquito Bytes: new project proposes citizen science and big data as solution against epidemics caused by mosquitoes

31 de October 2019Àlex Richter-Boix

The Big Mosquito Bytes project has been awarded a million euros by the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation. The project will combine citizen science and other...

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“There are comparative grievances on the cost of living and University fees during the PhD” explains Sara Reverté

17 de October 2019Verónica Couto Antelo

The CREAF ecologist has participated in a series of interviews by the English journal Functional Ecology to researchers from all over the world to learn...

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CREAF Annual Report 2018 is already available

15 de July 2019CREAF

We invite you to read the CREAF Annual Report 2018, so you can keep informed about all our progress. During that year, we published 239...

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Nunc incrementa lente exeunt, festinatur in damnum

12 de June 2019Francisco Lloret

For Ramon Margalef, in the centenary of his birth. Why do not we find ecosystems in the atmosphere, as in oceans and continents? In the atmosphere,...

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Game of mirrors in Ecology

25 de February 2019Francisco Lloret

Life is supported on the planet by the interactions between organisms. This interactions often are subject to a set of more or less distorted appearances,...

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On maps, species and clima

19 de December 2018Francisco Lloret

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...

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