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CREAF’s role in the European strategy of fostering citizen observatories for environmental monitoring

3 de July 2018Anna Ramon Revilla

CREAF is heading a community of practice that is leading the first citizen science interoperability experiment of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The goal is...

Catalonia’s agricultural soils contain four years’ worth of carbon emissions

28 de June 2018Albert Naya i Díaz

The soils below dryland crops contain 54% of Catalan agricultural land's 48 million tons of organic carbon, although the highest concentrations are found in rice...

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CREAF Annual Report 2017 can be already consulted

27 de June 2018CREAF

In 2017, CREAF produced 231 SCI papers, the highest number in its history. 87% have been published in scientific journals of the first quartile. three...

Call for a new CREAF Director

26 de June 2018CREAF

Javier Retana, director of the CREAF since 2005, plans to step down from this position early in 2018. ...

Josep Penuelas visited China as grantee of the Distinguished Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Science

15 de June 2018CREAF

Josep Penuelas visited China the first two weeks of May 2018 as grantee of the Distinguished Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Science. ...

A melting world

31 de May 2018Jaume Terradas

The West world, with its desire for expansion and exploration of new and unknown territories, has deprived indigenous communities of their traditional methods of life...

CREAF presents the Network for European Mountain Research (NEMOR)

30 de May 2018Anna Ramon Revilla

Coordinated by CREAF and comprising more than 50 European organizations, NEMOR has produced a document seeking the European Commission's recognition of mountains as a unique...

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In the cradle of civilization

26 de June 2018Jaume Terradas

The Poem of Gilgamesh is the oldest known fiction text, and represents brilliantly the conflict between nomadic and agricultural and urban societies; between nature and city. A...

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“With the urban population set to grow by 56% by 2050, we need to make cities greener to protect biodiversity”

4 de May 2018Verónica Couto Antelo

We interviewed Yolanda Melero, holder of a PhD in biology, whose studies have revolved around the behaviour and dynamics of American mink populations. At CREAF...

If you don’t get the water, you won’t need it

1 de May 2018Jaume Terradas

Los Angeles and its great urban area (more than 18 million people) are in water suply problems since long time ago. At the begining of...

Why do we want so many different beetles?

16 de April 2018Francisco Lloret

Evolution leads to an increasing number of species, and that's why it is so difficult for us to know how many of them inhabit the...

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The Salton Sea

5 de April 2018Jaume Terradas

Jaume Terradas explains how an error in channeling the water of the Colorado River in California created a large artificial lake that, now, is endangered...

A feather for the hat, ma’am?

26 de February 2018Jaume Terradas

Birds for their feathers, but many other animals too, suffer the path to extinction because of human whims. ...

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It’s already available CREAF Talk by Scott Ollinger about nitrogen and carbon assimilation in forests

22 de February 2018CREAF

A new video of CREAF Talks conferences is now available. Scott Ollinger, from University of New Hampshire, USA, talks about basic relations among foliar N and...

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