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Francisco Lloret

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 my opinion accurate. With his permission, I will add a couple of additional thoughts. The time we live leads us to transfer to the space of bits the conversations that we had so many times

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Francisco Lloret

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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Francisco Lloret

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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Francisco Lloret

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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Francisco Lloret

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