Marina Torres Gibert

Tècnic en comunicació al CREAF. Sóc Biòloga Ambiental (UAB) i Màster en Comunicació Científica, Mèdica i Ambiental (UPF).
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WaterInnEU organizes an event on the application of standards in the water sector

On the 10th February 2016 the European project coordinated by CREAF WaterInnEU organize an event in the framework of the 3ª EIP on Water Conference. The event will be held in Leeuwarden (Netherlands) by Lluís Pesquer, technical of the project.

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Agriculture and forestry increase the production world ecosystem biomass by 15%

CREAF has participated in an international study which has estimated the total biomass production of all planetary ecosystems. These data can be used to improve accounting of the global supply of natural resources and plan strategies for boosting the sequestration of atmospheric carbon.

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Mathematics will help us to predict which kind of fire each landscape will have

The mathematic model developed by CREAF and CTFC is able to estimate the probability a landscape has to suffer a wind-driven fire, a topographic fire or a fuel driven fire. This tool could be used to improve fire suppression strategies and adapt prevention measures in front the new climate change scenario.

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Degraded land restored with sewage sludge sequester up to 37% more carbon than un-amended land

A study carried out by researchers from CREAF and the UAB shows that restoring degraded land with sewage sludge aids carbon sequestration in the soil. These organic wastes improve soil structure and the growth of plants, and these are eventually incorporated into the soil as soil carbon.

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Flowers pollinized by insects are more fragrant than those pollinized by the wind

A study published in the journal Biochemical Systematics and Ecologyand carried out by a team of CREAF researchers has shown that pollination by insects increases emissions of the molecules that give flowers their odors. Flower fragrances are needed to attract insects and guarantee the exchange of pollen with other flowers.  

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