CREAF is a research center that generates innovative knowledge and solutions in terrestrial ecology to help society mitigate the effects of Global Change, create adaptative plans, and increase the resilience of natural ecosystems.

CREAF’s Annual Report 2020 already available

CREAF has published its annual report for 2020, which summarises all its scientific activity. A year marked by the pandemic that has not slowed down the centre's growth.


Fishing can alter the shoaling behaviour of fish, with ecological and socio-economic consequences

Fishing activity may decrease the shoaling behaviour of fish, a strategy they use to minimise the risk of predation, acquire resources and share information efficiently, according to an international study led by ICM-CSIC and CREAF.


Life Terra: apply the scientific criteria to plant a tree for every inhabitant of Europe until 2025

CREAF is taking part on an international project to plant a tree for every inhabitant of Europe following scientific methodologies and knowledge. The goal: to mitigate the effects of climate change and improve the planet's environmental health.


New stage of Eklipse, a European mechanism bridging the gap between policy and knowledge on biodiversity

Eklipse is an evidence-based knowledge and learning resource on biodiversity and ecosystem services for decision-makers in the European Union.


CREAF wants young people to catch the science bug with a new programme of summer grants

This summer and within the Severo Ochoa program, we will offer to 4 undergraduate students the possibility of a two-month stay as an ecology researcher through the 1st CREAF Summer Fellowship Programme. It's aim is to become the first step of undergraduate student’s research career.

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