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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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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

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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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Why do we want so many different beetles?

Evolution leads to an increasing number of species, and that’s why it is so difficult for us to know how many of them inhabit the

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Plant’s Lego

How are plants organized in the world? Why have they evolved this way? Francisco Lloret answers that after researcher Carlos Herrera was granted with the

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Tree herders

Some giant trees, such as cedars and redwoods, are an example of great longevity and their populations depend much more on tendencies than on specific

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Forest wildfires: learning from the beast

We are in the middle of the wildfire season, and the ecologist Francisco Lloret explains what we can learn about fires and how we can