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Miño river in Galicia. Photo: Alejandro Piñero Amerio, Wikimedia Commons. Rivers "breathe" and play a fundamental role in the global carbon cycle. A study recently published in Nature led by an international... More

As a recurrent and extreme phenomenon, droughts are difficult to predict, with high spatial and temporal variability. Together with floods, fires and soil degradation, drought and its consequences is one... More

The great heat waves and accompanying droughts put forests at the limit of their resilience and expose them more drastically to attack by insect pests. This combination is the trigger... More

Climate change is the main factor affecting an unprecedented change in the fire regime on the European continent, according to a brand new scientific work. The affected areas are in... More

Almost half of humanity (between 3.3 and 3.6 billion people) lives in high vulnerability to climate change, according to the scientific community represented in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change... More



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