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CREAF contributes to a European methodology to guide ecosystem restoration

24 de July 2019CREAF

Pilar Andrés is one of the eleven European restoration experts of the EKLIPSE expert working group to improve the effectiveness of existing approaches that aim to restore biodiversity and ecosystem function and services.

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CREAF Annual Report 2018 is already available

15 de July 2019CREAF

We invite you to read the CREAF Annual Report 2018, so you can keep informed about all our progress. During that year, we published 239 articles indexed on SCI. 80% of this articles were in scientific magazines located in the first quartile. 

CREAF adheres to the CERCA code of conduct

12 de July 2019CREAF

The CREAF Board of Trustees has approved the adherence to the CERCA code of conduct in its meeting held on this July.

e-shape: a new project which aims at strengthening the benefits for Europe of GEOSS

15 de May 2019CREAF

Participation of CREAF will be in the showcase about Ecology with a certain continuity of the EcoPotential activities.

The key to halting climate change is reducing fossil fuel combustion, not planting trees

15 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Against the backdrop of today’s Global Climate Strike, we report on an article according to which planting trees could become an excuse to carry on emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Josep Peñuelas, a CSIC researcher based at CREAF, says our priority should be reducing fossil fuel combustion to zero.

CREAF engaged with an european working group to boost Ethics and Integrity in Research

10 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Olga Roig participated in the last ENRIO meeting, a European group to discuss the practical side of Research Ethics and Integrity.

CREAF participates in a new COST ACTION to increase understanding of alien species through citizen science

10 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Bernat Claramunt participates in the COST Action AlienCSI to address multidisciplinary research questions to develop and implement citizen science strategies to increase the scientific understanding of IAS ecology and dynamics, specifically informing decision-makers to implement technical requirements of relevant legislation. 

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Satellites are overestimating vegetation’s ability to absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide

1 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

According to an article by CREAF researchers Benjamin Stocker and Josep Peñuelas published in Nature Geoscience, drought impact studies based on satellite data do not factor in the effects of soil moisture.

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