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Tree biodiversity protects forests from premature leafing

An international scientific team with the participation of CREAF and CSIC has recently published an article in Nature Climate Change explaining that biodiversity protects forests from premature leaf out.

Solitary bee (Osmia sp.) in a “bee hotel”. Public domain image.
News @en

Climate change is making bees more sensitive to pesticides

In recent decades there have been significant declines in bees populations, which are linked to factors such as climate change, changes in land use, the arrival of new natural enemies and the use of pesticides.

Knowledge

Bees and flowers: made for each other

When someone is indecisive, or goes after someone to get something, they are said to do the butterfly, or to go from flower to flower… These are popular sayings that perhaps nowadays people do not keep in mind, especially those who do not go out in the countryside, or who wear the green glasses of naturalism. Today, on World Bee Day, we want you to put on these glasses and see how the insects that visit our flowers behave.

A high mountain lake in Andorra. Image: Galdric Mossoll
News @en

Expedition begins to chart the invisible biodiversity of Pyrenean lakes

The Pyrenees region is experiencing a warming rate higher than the global average, making it a critical observatory for the impacts of climate change. Researchers have begun efforts to chart the biodiversity of microorganisms living under the surface of 300 different lakes across the Pyrenees.

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