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CENTRE: COVID-A

13 de May 2020Enrique Doblas Miranda

We are in year one after the first pandemic. The planet is occupied entirely by humans who still believe in GDP ... Well, not entirely......

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CREAF participates in the Geoscience Online meeting EGU2020

4 de May 2020Verónica Couto Antelo

Due to the current circumstances, the General Assembly on Geoscience that was going to take place all this week in Vienna has become virtual. You can...

PROGRESS seminar on ecosystem service measurement shares best practices across Europe

4 de May 2020Adriana Clivillé

Best practices for measuring the costs and benefits of ecosystem services from land use were the focus of the first thematic workshop of the European...

Coronavirus confinement turns cities into ephemeral oasis for animals

29 de April 2020Adriana Clivillé

What impact does the confinement of people have on wildlife? Recent observations of unusual animals coming to the cities have given rise to much speculation....

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Economic growth is incompatible with biodiversity conservation

14 de April 2020Adriana Clivillé

A study involving more than 20 specialists in conservation ecology and the economics of ecology highlights the contradiction between economic growth and biodiversity conservation. ...

Cos4Cloud, a European project to revolutionize the technology of citizen science

9 de March 2020Ángela Justamante

The European Union promotes Cos4Cloud, an ambitious project that will create cutting-edge technology services to improve citizen science platforms. Among other services it will include:...

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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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Next step, closure

21 de May 2020J.Luis Ordóñez

We are in year one after the first pandemic. The planet is occupied entirely by humans who still believe in GDP ... Well, not entirely......

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The hidden side of rarity: it’s not that rare being rare

3 de April 2020Francisco Lloret

Begoña García has spent many years passionately studying a curious plant, Borderea chouardii. It is a rare species with a biogeographical origin that dates back to the...

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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