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Remote sensing of leaf pigments will improve climate change models

7 de February 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

An international team of researchers co-led by Josep Peñuelas (CSIC and CREAF) has developed a new method for monitoring changes in the photosynthetic activity of...

CREAF establishes connections in Africa in the field of water management

6 de February 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Last November, two members of CREAF’s staff attended a workshop organized by the European Commission which was also attended by the Network of Centres of...

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The MENFRI project thrust forward a new approach in innovative research and sustainable development

31 de January 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

The European project MENFRI was coordinated by CREAF and came to an end in 2016. Its novel approach, centering on cooperation and knowledge transfer, has...

Birds that live in changing environments have larger brains

16 de January 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

A large brain increases the capacity to adjust behavior to new circumstances through learning, improving resource-gathering in a changing environment. Greater understanding of this capacity...

Citizen science emerges as a significant ally to biodiversity

16 de January 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

A new study with the participation of Bernat Claramunt, UAB and CREAF researcher, underscores the great potential of citizen science for conservation. ...

Last days to send your abstracts for the BeWater’s last conference

12 de December 2016CREAF

December 31 is the last day to send the abstracts for the BeWater project conference, which will take place in Slovenia on 7 and 8...

The loss of soil carbon can accelerate climate change

1 de December 2016Albert Naya i Díaz

The journal Nature has today published a study which had the participation of CSIC scientists at CREAF, Marc Estiarte and Josep Peñuelas, which demonstrates the...

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‘Big data’: the infinitesimal detail of an almost infinite number of cases

11 de January 2017Francisco Lloret

The almost infinite amount of data that we are capable of generating, known as 'big data', offers great opportunities but also great challenges for both...

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Towards a general theory of evolution

10 de January 2017Jaume Terradas

Neo-Darwinism seems to be overcome, and there is already a need for a paradigm shift which reformulates and completes the Theory of Evolution....

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Verum ipsum factum

9 de December 2016Jaume Terradas

We need to understand how things work, to know how to assemble and how to disassemble them. But we have reached a point of so...

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Riding resilience

6 de December 2016Francisco Lloret

The use of the term 'resilience' has been extended. But success entails risks. When dealing with complex concepts encapsulated in a word, the risk translates...

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Do you know ECOPOTENTIAL?

14 de November 2016CREAF

ECOPOTENTIAL publishes a new video to explain what the project is about, wich is framed within the European Union Horizon 2020 program....

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“There are unknown species living right next door”

14 de November 2016Albert Naya i Díaz

Raúl Bonal (Madrid, 1974) is a researcher at the University of Extremadura and is associated researcher at CREAF since 2009. In the Western world, what...

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In urbibus mundi

8 de November 2016Jaume Terradas

In this new post, Jaume Terradas thinks about what nature has meant for human since the dawn of our species, and how the accumulation of...

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