Interview with David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough’s (London, 1926) passion for his work, televising nature, has not faded one bit after over half a century travelling round the world.
0
Francisca Mompó

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Issue 66 (2010): Green Wave [/vc_column_text][vc_tta_pageable no_fill_content_area="1" active_section="1" pagination_color="mulled-wine"][vc_tta_section title="Section 1" tab_id="1495611655797-9a5c0b25-aacd"][vc_column_text css_animation="slideInLeft"] [caption id="attachment_59016" align="aligncenter" width="321"] Francisca Mompó. Botanical Agenda, 2010. «Botanic» series. Gouache, collage on paper, 70x100 cm.[/caption] [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title="Section 2"

0
Alice’s (il)logical science

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Both of Alice's adventures consist of two trips, but actually they are two dreams from which the protagonist can wake up at any time. These adventures come close to nightmares

0
24-66

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] «Artificial lakes have been considered wetlands for a long time by the Ramsar Convention and their value for biology conservation has been known even longer» It may be that the term

0
tunel alienígenes

There are times when a story is so striking that the written article emerges unasked. In my case that particular news-story has been a catastrophist pronouncement by Stephen Hawking, stating

0
Fridtjof Nansen: Science at the Service of Humanity

«The Nansen expedition claimed the most northern position man was ever known to have reached and made outstanding scientific contributions on oceanography, climate, hydrography, ice formation and the study of

0
Nature’s Image

Nature photographers capture landscapes and animals or plant species for posterity, which subsequent generations may otherwise be unable to see. This article reviews the origins of nature photography.

0
Scientific Expeditions Aired on the Andalusian TV Channel: Adventure and Determination

Scientists need to popularise their work and the social utility of it. Journalists, on the other hand, are in need of news, discoveries, adventures, titanic efforts, mysteries...
0
In Pursuit of TV Screening

In Spain, the only programmes devoted to information on the environment are broadcast on public television channels. Private channels do not spend a minute on environmental slots.

0
63-66

The gradual melting of the Arctic, the subsequent opening of new shipping routes and easier access to various natural resources comprise a topic that mixes climatology, geology, technology, economics and

0
What Happened to All the Honeybees?

This topic has been around in the press for some time now. Indeed, it is very likely that some of you have read headlines like these: «An unknown disease attacks

0
98-55

[caption id="attachment_3091" align="alignnone" width="765"] The future of food lies in personalized nutrition, that is, smart diets designed according to the specific demands of individual genotypes and their history / ©

0
19-55

[caption id="attachment_2956" align="alignnone" width="765"] The picture looks like a forest aerial shot, when in fact we are only looking at a close-up shot of lichen. / © Albert Masó &

0
Manuel Perea, full Professor of Behevioural Science methodology at the University of Valencia

The new app «Ciència XL» for iPhones allows to measure user's ability to read by means of a very simple mechanism that calculates their reaction to words.

0
Assaig de tipus de cols a la Marjal del Moro

A Valencian proverb says «Who plants cabbages in July will be able to eat them at anytime». This is the topic of this article, the cabbage family, very important in the Valencian fields and tables.
0
70-barona-histories-min

Lately, I met David Livingstone, Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen’s University Belfast, during a symposium held at the University of Bergen where he discussed, among other things,

0
The big tree of life based on ribosomal RNA

Nature’s complexity goes beyond human imagination. The discovery and exploitation of biodiversity has undoubtedly helped us to reach a certain level of understanding of the natural world. Even though all

0
It is important to study the quality and not just the quantity of carbon sequestered in the soil- carbon cycle

Research shows that fire promotes the creation of new substances and speeds up mineralisation, also encouraging the production of recalcitrant forms of organic matter.

0
Pinoso (Alicante, Spain) soil one week after a fire in 2003

Understanding soil requires knowledge of particle aggregation. Fire affects aggregation by degrading the biological fraction, although low-intensity fire does not leave obvious signs in its wake.
0
Soil can be negatively affected by a wildfire

We ask ourselves whether natural populations, abiotic properties and the economy and society in the affected area will recover over time. This question comes up after each wildfire but to answer it is complex.

0
A fire in a forest can easily turn into a burning house

Forests cover a large part of Catalonia (63%) and this means their management is critical to good spatial planning. Prescribed fires help prevent major wildfires, which have marked recent history, they also help to reintroduce a natural element in the Mediterranean forest: fire.

0
Chamaerops humilis

Fire requires three elements: ignition, oxygen and fuel. All three are present in terrestrial ecosystems, thus fire has become a component of environments. In this sense, the Mediterranean ecosystem’s adaptation to fire is evident.

0
Wildfire

While scientists speak of fire as a natural process within a cultural landscape, the general public continues to see it as a negative factor. We review the current status of management, science and innovation in this field.

0
Francesc Torrent-Guasp

Techno-science currently comprises a complex system of knowledge production and transfer, of artefacts that constantly reshape social practices, with repercussions on people’s daily lives. The chemist, doctor, engineer, economist, or

0