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Author: Adriana Clivillé

Science and meteorology come together in a session moderated by Marta García, world president of WWCOTY, together with Alicia Pérez-Porro, scientific coordinator of CREAF; Mar Gómez, meteorologist, and Marga López Rivas, researcher at the University of Cádiz (from left to right). Image: elDiario.es
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Why it is necessary to read the climate emergency from a gender perspective

The social role of women and their vulnerability are two of the keys that explain why it is critical to approach the climate emergency from a gender perspective. Four professionals share complementary opinions, in a conversation convened by elDiario.es in which Alicia Pérez-Porro, CREAF scientific coordinator, intervenes.

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How to accompany the Mediterranean forest in the face of the climate change disturbances

The solutions and the debate on how to strengthen forest resilience in the Mediterranean basin brought together up to 40 people during the course organized by CREAF and CIHEAM Zaragoza, in collaboration with EFI. Decision-makers from Albania, Algeria, Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey participated.

Science points out that nature is a critical ally in the fight against climate change and nature loss. From left to right, a dragonfly, an oak tree and an orchid. Images: Galdric Mossoll
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Biodiversity and climate crisis, an inseparable tandem

On the International Biodiversity Day promoted by the Convention on Biological Diversity we want to emphasise its intimate link with climate change, of which it practically becomes the other side of the coin.

Angham Daiyoub, forest engineer and doctoral researcher. Image: Angham Daiyoub.
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The war in Syria has wiped out 19% of the country’s forests, equivalent to the entire metropolitan area of Barcelona

The sustained destruction of forest cover is the critical result of the war that Syria has been experiencing since 2011, especially in the northeastern mountain range and around Damascus -the capital in the south- with long-term environmental and humanitarian consequences. CREAF pre-doctoral researcher Angham Daiyoub is the first author of the scientific article analysing the situation.

Severo Ochoa Excelence. Source: Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.
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CREAF receives for the second time in a row the Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence accreditation 

CREAF has obtained for the second consecutive time the Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence distinction awarded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of the Spanish government, with the aim of “promoting the quality of Spanish scientific research by recognizing the best centers and units, that stand out for the relevance and impact of their research results on an international scale”.

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