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La Ricarda, the last piece of the Llobregat delta?

20 de September 2021Verónica Couto Antelo

If the Llobregat delta were a plane, the protected area of la Ricarda would be a very important part (who knows if the last one) that supports the complex operation of the delta. An impossible space to remove without shaking the rest of the ecosystem and the environmental services it provides to the entire population. Want to know why?

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Monitoring atmospheric NO₂ allows prediction of whether containment is effective against a pandemic

16 de August 2021Adriana Clivillé

A model based on machine learning techniques and satellite data can predict whether reducing economic activity reduces pandemic infections. The aim is to better fine-tune the timing and degree of containment measures.

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How crushed rocks can help capture CO₂

5 de August 2021Adriana Clivillé

Rock dust could remove 2.5 gigatonnes of CO₂ from the atmosphere, of which almost 50% would be thanks to the response of the biosphere, according to an international study published in Nature Geoscience in which we have been involved.

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CREAF is a partner and promoter of the Eurecat Climate Resilience Centre

5 de July 2021Anna Ramon Revilla

The main headquarters of the Climate Resilience Centre will be located at Eurecat Amposta, although it will operate throughout the territory and will have a strong international projection. The initiative has been promoted by Eurecat, Amposta City Council and Rovira i Virgili University, and has the support and collaboration of institutions and entities linked to research, such as CREAF.

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Imbalance-P places nutrient imbalance on the world agenda

21 de June 2021Carla Kühleis

The world is leading towards more accurate climate modelling, more equitable policymaking, and more sustainable food production thanks to the Imbalance-P project, with Josep Peñuelas, Michael Obersteiner, Ivan Janssens and Philippe Ciais.

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