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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...

CREAF suspends the activity tomorrow 3 October

2 de October 2017CREAF

Towards the call for general stop expected for tomorrow October 3, promoted by several organizations, the Direction and the Management of the CREAF with the...

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. ...

MiraMon is now free to the international education community

29 de September 2017Anna Ramon Revilla

This places MiraMon among the first to offer free specific remote sensing software and is now included in the set of free online Geographic Information...

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Joint statement by the universities and research centres of Catalonia

22 de September 2017CREAF

Leaders of the universities and research centres in Catalonia met yesterday to assess the situation here in Catalonia resulting from the actions of the Spanish...

The greening of the earth is reaching its limit

19 de September 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

A new study led by Josep Peñuelas and published in Nature Ecology and Evolution reveals that CO2 abundance in the atmosphere no longer has a...

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Humans are causing mass movements of bacteria around the world

15 de September 2017Anna Ramon Revilla

In an article in the journal Science, Josep Peñuelas warns that we must immediately begin studying the changes we are causing in the microbial world,...

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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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Sustainability thinking

31 de July 2017Jaume Terradas

In this entry, Jaume Terradas reflects and recommends the book Ambient, Territori i Paisatge: Valors i Valoracions, by Ramon Folch and Josepa Bru. ...

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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The adventures of nest-making solitary bees

2 de June 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Cut leaves, collect mud, make a cellophane-type material – bees make sophisticated nests in thousands of different ways, improving their competitiveness as well as protecting...

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