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Mature forests, small vaccines against global change

21 de March 2021Verónica Couto Antelo

On the occasion of the International Day of Forests we present an in-depth report on mature forests. What are they and why can they function as vaccines against climate and global change? Do they require management? Which one?

About lies and punishments

23 de February 2021Francisco Lloret

Jaume Terradas wrote a few days ago about lies, pseudo-truths, their ubiquity in nature, and their ethical connotations. His writing is timely, thoughtful and in my opinion accurate. With his permission, I will add a couple of additional thoughts. The time we live leads us to transfer to the space of bits the conversations that we had so many times at the office door.

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Part of Earth is always frozen and acts as a giant refrigerator for carbon

7 de January 2021Verónica Couto Antelo

The price of homes is falling sharply in some northern regions of the planet. Why? Because the seemingly permanently frozen ground they were built on is now thawing. This has much more far-reaching implications for the climate, and could even spell defeat in the battle against global warming.

The MEDFATE model helps to understand the functioning and dynamics of water-limited mixed forests

25 de November 2020CREAF

A new study with the MEDFATE forest simulation model makes it possible to read into the effect of the mixture of plant species and their interactions in terms of water use and drought stress.

Gabriel Borràs and the question of how we adapt to climate change

12 de November 2020Adriana Clivillé

The incorporation into the UN scientific database of a recent indicator on the capacity to adapt to climate change promoted by the Generalitat de Catalunya raises an automatic question. What does it mean to be able to adapt to the global modification of the climate that we are facing?

The challenge

24 de September 2020J.Luis Ordóñez

We are in year one after the first pandemic. The planet is occupied entirely by humans who still believe in GDP ... Well, not entirely... A research center populated by a little bit of everything, the truth, is looking for ways to keep the planet habitable for our species.

CENTRE: A different summer

10 de September 2020Enrique Doblas Miranda

We are in year one after the first pandemic. The planet is occupied entirely by humans who still believe in GDP ... Well, not entirely... A research center populated by a little bit of everything, the truth, is looking for ways to keep the planet habitable for our species.

CENTRE: The new girl

27 de August 2020Enrique Doblas Miranda

We are in year one after the first pandemic. The planet is occupied entirely by humans who still believe in GDP ... Well, not entirely... A research center populated by a little bit of everything, the truth, is looking for ways to keep the planet habitable for our species.

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