Etiqueta: nature-based solutions

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Uforest wants to train ambassadors to fill cities with trees

31 de May 2021Florencia Florido

Through the Erasmus+ Uforest project, CREAF is opening a 15-minute survey aimed at people interested in promoting change in cities and filling them with trees and urban greenery. The survey will be used to create a custom-made training program.

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Innovating on urban forests for greener, more sustainable and resilient cities

26 de April 2021Adriana Clivillé

By 2050, 84% of Europe's population will live in urban areas and their growth can have a negative impact on the health and quality of life of people and the planet. This is the starting point of Uforest, an Erasmus+ project that aims to promote knowledge about so-called urban forests as a nature-based solution to help address these challenges.

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Nature-based solutions and remote sensing to recover degraded land with NewLife4Drylands

19 de February 2021Adriana Clivillé

The European NewLife4Drylands project aims to apply nature-based solutions (NBS) to restore degraded and desertified lands, using remote sensing data and models. From CREAF we contribute with the experience of two research teams: the Protecsòls group, for the restoration of degraded landscapes, and the Grumets group, for environmental remote sensing.

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Why not hold more classes outdoors?

15 de June 2020CREAF

The European project Clearing House has today launched a survey of primary and secondary school teachers throughout Catalonia to discover whether or not they hold classes outdoors, what they feel the drawbacks or obstacles to doing so are, and in what subject areas they bring up urban green spaces.

Knowledge

Pragmatic ecology

11 de December 2019Francisco Lloret

Recently, my friend Paul Zedler raised a question between insidious and philosophical: our scientific procedure based on searching for processes and establishing causal relationships, has no significance unless it translates into actions. I had no other option than accept the premise, otherwise I would get exposed at the top of the infamous ivory tower.

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“You only really understand your research if you are able to explain it to a child”

30 de March 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Corina Basnou is a postdoctoral biologist working at CREAF since 2005. Currently, she is studying the topics of ecosystem service and biodiversity. 

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