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The key to halting climate change is reducing fossil fuel combustion, not planting trees

15 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Against the backdrop of today’s Global Climate Strike, we report on an article according to which planting trees could become an excuse to carry on emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Josep Peñuelas, a CSIC researcher based at CREAF, says our priority should be reducing fossil fuel combustion to zero.

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L’observació de la Terra i les Variables Essencials són útils per avaluar l’avenç cap als objectius del desenvolupament sostenible

29 de March 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Un equip de recerca del CREAF amb Joan Masó, Ivette Serral, Cristina Domingo  i Alaitz Zabala, han creat un gràfic on consultar els vincles i les mancances entre les Variables Essencials, els indicadors que proporcionen les xarxes d’observació de la Terra i els indicadors dels Objectius de Desenvolupament Sostenible (ODS). 

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11 women who have improved our knowledge about terrestrial ecology and evolution

11 de February 2019CREAF

Science histpry often doesn't visibilize all people equally. Some of them people who have inspired big changes, in this case in ecology and evolution. Many of them are women, and that is why we want to take advantage of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science to make them known.

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CREAF researchers challenge the notion that nitrification occurs only in soil

5 de February 2019CREAF

Human-induced increase in nitrogen deposition profoundly alters nitrogen (N) cycling globally. Yet, the ultimate fate of nitrogen deposition on forest ecosystems isn’t fully understood. Rossella Guerrieri, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow in CREAF sheds light on the overlooked leaf microbial transformations of nitrogen deposition and its contribution to N cycling.

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Everything’s ready for the first conference of SIBECOL, the Iberian Society of Ecology

30 de January 2019CREAF

SIBECOL is a scientific entity created in 2018 promoted by the Spanish Association for Terrestrial Ecology (AEET), the Iberian Association of Limnology (AIL), the Portuguese Ecological Society (SPECO) and the Spanish Society of Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology (SEEEE). The conference coincides with the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Professor Ramon Margalef.

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