Author: Francisco Lloret

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About lies and punishments

Jaume Terradas wrote a few days ago about lies, pseudo-truths, their ubiquity in nature, and their ethical connotations. His writing is timely, thoughtful and in

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Pragmatic ecology

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

Els guacamais (Ara spp.) solen tenir coloracions molt vistoses. (CC0-PD).
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Game of mirrors in Ecology

Life is supported on the planet by the interactions between organisms. This interactions often are subject to a set of more or less distorted appearances,

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On maps, species and clima

Maps are a key tool for ecologists and naturalists. What is its origin? What applications can have? The phenomena that studies ecology have an important

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On science, environmentalism and optimism

The human footprint on Earth is undoubted and inevitable to some extent . Science and technology, far from contributing to create more inequalities, must be able

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Fractal life

Fractals fascinate everyone who sees them. Why do we feel this sensation? And why do we often find them in nature?

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A tale in Trieste

At the end of the 19th century, the border region between Italy and Slovenia had mountains with no trees. A massive reforestation ordered by the

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Why do we want so many different beetles?

Evolution leads to an increasing number of species, and that’s why it is so difficult for us to know how many of them inhabit the