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Alba Anadon Rosell, a gentle sight with a forceful speech

14 de September 2021Adriana Clivillé

Without making too much noise and with an always affable look. Talking to Alba Anadon Rosell you get the feeling that, despite the difficulties, this researcher with a heterogeneous international background always approaches situations in a cordial and affectionate way.

Monitoring atmospheric NO₂ allows prediction of whether containment is effective against a pandemic

16 de August 2021Adriana Clivillé

A model based on machine learning techniques and satellite data can predict whether reducing economic activity reduces pandemic infections. The aim is to better fine-tune the timing and degree of containment measures.

Bee species with larger brains learn better

16 de August 2021Anna Ramon Revilla

Having a larger brain has a direct impact on bee learning, a theory already demonstrated in birds and primates, which is highlighted in a study published in the Royal Society Open Science, led by a scientific team from CREAF and the Doñana Biological Station (CSIC).

How crushed rocks can help capture CO₂

5 de August 2021Adriana Clivillé

Rock dust could remove 2.5 gigatonnes of CO₂ from the atmosphere, of which almost 50% would be thanks to the response of the biosphere, according to an international study published in Nature Geoscience in which we have been involved.

CREAF’s Annual Report 2020 already available

30 de July 2021CREAF

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.

What is the incidence of super-resistant bacteria in wastewater treatment plants?

26 de July 2021Anna Ramon Revilla

An international team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and CREAF has suggested measures for reducing the risk of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens and bacteria spreading via wastewater.

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

23 de July 2021CREAF

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.

The ecosystem services of Mediterranean forests are at risk if global temperatures rise more than 2°C

7 de July 2021Adriana Clivillé

For the first time, the scientific evidence on how fire risk and ecosystem services in Mediterranean forests are affected by a global temperature increase or decrease above 2°C is reviewed.

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