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.

Essential outcomes for COP26

Josep Peñuelas from CREAF signed an editorial in Global Change Biology about COP26 and their results or objectives, like nature based solutions.


It’s a fact, we lose biodiversity: time for action?

The IDEES Journal, published by the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Issues. Department of Institutional and External Affairs and Relations and Transparency, has published a monograph on the 2030 Agenda in which the different types of challenges involved are described. CREAF has led and written the chapter on biodiversity conservation, which is described below.


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.

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