The 12 consequences of global change in the mountains

9 de December 2021Adriana Clivillé

As dawn breaks at the Oulettes de Gaube refuge (France), Bernat Claramunt is ready to start an expedition as a scientific guide in the Gaube...

CREAF joins the Global Coalition United for Biodiversity for a worldwide action

8 de December 2021Adriana Clivillé

At CREAF we have joined the Global Coalition United for Biodiversity promoted by the European Commission, and we expand the growing list of international organizations...


CREAF connects childhood to urban nature

26 de November 2021Florencia Florido

On 18 November, over 70 people attended the online presentation of Green4Children, Transforming schoolyards and City of trees, three initiatives led by CREAF, the Barcelona...

Essential outcomes for COP26

10 de November 2021CREAF

Josep Peñuelas from CREAF signed an editorial in Global Change Biology about COP26 and their results or objectives, like nature based solutions....

The adaptation measures taken in the world do not reduce the risk that climate change poses to humanity

7 de November 2021Anna Ramon Revilla

A recent study shows that the measures taken are fragmented, local and not transformative. CREAF calls for more integrated and coordinated measures capable of reducing...

The soundscape created by birds is becoming quieter and less varied, with potential effects on people’s health

2 de November 2021Adriana Clivillé

The favourable properties of natural soundscapes are changing, due to declining bird populations and their new geographic distribution. As a consequence, the trill of birds...

Were the Vikings the first to settle in the Azores?

1 de November 2021Verónica Couto Antelo

A recent study led by CIBIO, the University of the Azores, CSIC and CREAF shows that the navigations of the Vikings could have taken them...



Science Diplomacy: speak ‘science’ and enter

11 de November 2021Florencia Florido

Science Diplomacy is a new discipline that combines science, technology and international relations to meet global agendas, increase prosperity and promote understanding between countries, regions...


What is regenerative agriculture?

16 de October 2021Ángela Justamante

You go to a supermarket and you find what you want regardless of whether it is its growing season or not: plums, mangoes and melons...


CREAF takes off with the Landsat-9 satellite

7 de October 2021Gerard Gaya

The recent launch of the Landsat-9 satellite by NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) marks a small step forward in the study and...

About lies and punishments

23 de February 2021Francisco Lloret

Jaume Terradas wrote a few days ago about lies, pseudo-truths, their ubiquity in nature, and their ethical connotations. His writing is timely, thoughtful and in...


Part of Earth is always frozen and acts as a giant refrigerator for carbon

7 de January 2021Verónica Couto Antelo

The price of homes is falling sharply in some northern regions of the planet. Why? Because the seemingly permanently frozen ground they were built on...

CREAF, new member of the European Open Science Cloud, EOSC

18 de December 2020Ángela Justamante

The recently formed 'European Open Science Cloud, EOSC’ association incorporates CREAF among its members and other research centers and organizations across Europe. ...

The challenge

24 de September 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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