Author: Veronica Couto Antelo

60% of the people surveyed think that we do not have enough water and that consumption cannot be increased. Image: Public domnain.
News @en

Drought and water use: facts and myths

What do citizens think about drought and water use? Our experts analyse the results of the survey conducted by the Citizen Drought Observatory.

Cuadro 'Grupo de personajes en el bosque' de Joan Miró en enero de 1931. Óleo sobre tela que se puede visitar en la Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona).
Knowledge

What are nature-based solutions?

It is almost a year since a worldwide agreement to protect Earth’s biodiversity was reached (at long last). Its official name is the Kunming-Montreal Global

Sitges beach. Photo: Annelies Broekman.
News @en

What does it mean that the coast is eroded?

Have you noticed that the beaches have less sand than before, the cliffs collapse and we find rocks everywhere? It is the impact of a phenomenon known as ‘coastal erosion’ and we are doing its scientific monitoring.

Alba Anadon digging at a site where some teabags are to be buried in the Pyrenees. Photo: Alba Anadon
Events

Time for tea in the study of climate change

It is said that science is often stranger than fiction and the Teabag Index initiative is a case in point. The star of this project is an object as everyday as a teabag and it is helping researchers around the world to better understand climate change. In what way?

Image taken by Copernicus on 14 June. It shows the land surface temperature in a scale of warm colours; the darker the colour, the higher the temperature.
Knowledge

Trees are a must for the cities of the future

A few days ago, the Copernicus Earth observation programme published a hair-raising satellite image. It shows the land surface temperature in some parts of Spain

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