Tag: Jaume Terradas @en

Muntanyes Haraz, al Iemen. Autor: Rod Waddington (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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

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)

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

Cyborg 2


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

Camps de conreu. Foto: Wikipedia (CC)

Nothing can be understood without evolution…

This phrase is often repeated among biologists, but it is time for non-biologists to recognize the truth of this statement. In the opening session of

Aiguamoll. Foto: J.P.Roja (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Natural communities

When I studied the subject of ecology at the University of Barcelona, about the years 1964-65 (fifty years ago!), Margalef was our teacher. Even though

Bath In The Light. Martin Gommel

The man’s place in ecosystems

Ecologists have talked and written a lot about how human activities change ecosystems or living conditions, at the local or global scales. We also claim

The first nature intinerary of Spain took place in Santiga. Photo: Jaume Terradas.
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Is environmental education working?

In the year 1970, an international meeting was held, organized by IUCN and UNESCO, on Environmental Education in the School Curriculum, at the Foresta Institute