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

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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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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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