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Pont de Querós (in Sant Hilari Sacalm), a medieval bridge that is usually underwater in Susqueda Reservoir. Source: Jordiavus (Wikimedia Commons).
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How to tackle the current water shortage, and the one on the horizon

Catalonia has declared a drought-induced “state of exceptionality”. The situation is serious, and simply folding our arms and hoping for rain is not enough. All this is explained in full inside, based on a discussion with CREAF’s water management expert, Annelies Broekman.

Miño River as it passes through Galicia. Image: Alejandro Piñero Amerio (Wikimedia Commons).
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Climate change impacts how rivers breathe

A study recently published in Nature led by an international team in which CREAF postdoctoral researcher Lluis Gómez Gener has participated, shows that river ecosystems play a valuable role in the exchange of greenhouse gases and, consequently, in the study of global climate change.

The Bayan Obo mine in Inner Mongolia (China) contains a large amount of rare earth minerals. Source: REUTERS (2011).
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Humans milk the periodic table turning a blind eye to its risks

For millions of years, nature has basically been getting by with just a few elements from the periodic table. However, to build the world of humans we need many more. A new article analyses the reasons and consequences of this divergence.

Credit: Kalen Emsley, unsplash.
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CREAF attends the Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, COP15

It will do so thanks to a CREAF delegation teamed up with Alícia Pérez-Porro, CREAF scientific coordinator, Lluís Brotons, CSIC researcher at CREAF, and CREAF researchers Sergi Herrando and Daniel Villero, all of them will be in Canada from 9 to 16 December.

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