Global change


Plausible rice yield losses under future climate warming

3 de April 2017CREAF

Josep Peñuelas leads a study which suggests that rice yield will be more senstive to climate warming. Adaptatation polices to climate change are urgently needed to reduce its effect on rice yield.


“You only really understand your research if you are able to explain it to a child.”

30 de March 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Corina Basnou is a postdoctoral biologist working at CREAF since 2005. Currently, she is studying the topics of ecosystem service and biodiversity. 


WaterInnEU launches a new ‘Marketplace’

28 de March 2017CREAF

With this video, European project WaterInnEU shows the new market platform. It's designed as a tool that screens the most relevant products and services for River Basin Managers .


Phosphorus, once only a nutrient, has become a contaminant on a global scale

17 de March 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

Freshwater ecosystems near densely populated areas have levels of phosphorus which are very high and out of balance with nitrogen levels. This has resulted in altered ecosystem functioning, lower water quality, and has made water conservation more difficult.


Barcelona sets an example for management of green space and air quality

14 de March 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

A report requested by the European Commission considers multiple societal changes and potential nature-based solutions. A group of European researchers helped write the report, among them CREAF ecologist Carina Basnou. 

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