Etiqueta: UAB

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Mice have “personality”

9 de May 2019Ángela Justamante

CREAF scientists have found that, contrary to what was previously thought, wood mice make decisions individually.

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‘Pampered’ trees are the most vulnerable to drought

26 de July 2018Giulio Nigro

Trees that have grown in highly suitable climatic conditions are less capable of dealing with extreme droughts, according to a study that underlines the importance of taking a forest's history into consideration when deciding how best to conserve and manage it.

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Trees with soft wood and thin leaves die of thirst more easily

13 de July 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

A study with the participation of researchers from CREAF and the UAB warns that increasing droughts could affect forests’ species composition and structure, making them more vulnerable.

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Scant dwelling options cause the dormouse to raise a larger number of males

24 de May 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

Some populations of the edible dormouse have become isolated due to destruction or severe alteration of their habitat. A recent study by CREAF and the Granollers Natural Science Museum shows that litters from isolated groups have more males than females since the males are the more exploratory sex charged with finding new territories. 

Knowledge

Carlos Herrera, prize Haeckel, Joan Martínez Alier, Leontief Prize

7 de March 2017Jaume Terradas

I want to dedicate my March’ article in this blog to two very distinguished scientists in the fields of ecology and ecological economics, an Andalusian and a Catalan. Both are well-known by most CREAF researchers, but the awards are a good excuse to explain their astonishing trajectories.

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Fire itself can be a vaccine against catastrophic forest fires

16 de September 2014Anna Ramon Revilla

A recent study from CREAF, CTFC, and the UAB warns that if the continuity of forest vegetative cover over large parts of the territory is not reduced with urgency, catastrophic fires will become more and more common. Allowing some spontaneous fires to burn under controlled conditions could help to resolve this problem. 

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