Author: Jaume Terradas

La ciutat de Jodhpur és la segona més gran del Rajasthan, un estat del nord-est de l'Índia. Autor: Marc Hoffmann (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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In urbibus mundi

In this new post, Jaume Terradas thinks about what nature has meant for human since the dawn of our species, and how the accumulation of

Recentment s'ha identificat el tauró de Grenlàndia com l'animal més longeu; pot viure fins a 400 anys. Autor: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program
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Some updates

In this new article, Jaume Terrades presents new information and updates some of his posts that he has written in his section.

El tauró blanc. Font: (CC BY 2.0) Elias Levy
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About sharks and humans

Jaume Terradas talks about the fight between humans and Evil, represented by the figures of the white whale, in Moby Dick, and the white shark

Josep Peñuelas, en una foto en motiu del 'Cuestionario Big Vang' de La Vanguardia, del passat 18 de gener.
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Peñuelas, awarded with Margalef Prize

In the prizes to the trajectory of a scientist, people say , the hardest is to begin, because after the first award, the winner can

Muntanyes Haraz, al Iemen. Autor: Rod Waddington (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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About books, science and bureaucracy

In this post-Sant Jordi commentary, I should like to refer to just a few books of great quality and interest on some perhaps less well-known

Buster Keaton, desaparegut el 1966, al film 'The General'. Font: Flickr de Breve Storia del Cinema
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Fifty years ago

In 1966, the USA’s President is Lyndon Johnson, in the USSR it is Brezhnev, in France de Gaulle, in India Indira Gandhi. There is an

Fotograma de la pel·lícula de Kubrick de 1957 Paths of Glory, amb Adolphe Menjou (esquerra) i Kirk Douglas (dreta)
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A century ago

Let’s come back to 1916. The World War I is raging (Battle of Verdun and the Somme). Germany is in search of its ‘lebensraum’, an

Comunitat d'humans, animals i plantes. Reproducció al Nairobi National Museum, Kenya. Autor (CC BY 2.0) Ninara
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Communities are not what they used to be

A major (and controversial) topic in ecology is the way in which plants and animals associated to form natural communities. Discussions on this point started

Cyborg 2
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Post-humans

We cannot remain indifferent to the intriguing and risky world of possibilities that opens up as a result of biology merging with technology, evolution and

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