ICTA-UAB demands the UAB to reduce number of flights

Given our current climate emergency, recently acknowledged by the UAB, the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) has drawn up a proposal urging the University to put into action a new travel policy to tackle one of its most polluting activities: Flying.

La asociación Amics de la UAB premia al ICTA-UAB

L’ICTA-UAB va rebre un dels premis que l’associació Amics de la UAB lliura cada any en el marc de la Festa Amics UAB.

New assessment finds EU electricity decarbonization discourse in need of overhaul

It’s well known that the EU is focusing its efforts on decarbonizing its economy.

ICTA-UAB to organize the International Conference 2020 on Low-Carbon Lifestyle Changes

ICTA-UAB will host the International Conference 2020 on Low-Carbon Lifestyle Changes with the aim of exploring the role of changing lifestyles in climate change mitigation.

Iron availability in seawater, key to explaining the amount and distribution of fish in the oceans

People tend to pay more attention to how much food they are eating, than with how rich their diet is in essential micronutrients like iron.

Mining waste dumped into Portmán Bay continues to release metals into the sea 25 years later

The waters of the Mediterranean Sea continue to receive dissolved metals from the mining waste deposited in Portmán Bay (Murcia) 25 years after the cessation of mining activity.

A new ICTA-UAB project to assess the impacts of micro- and nano-plastics in the tropical and temperate oceans

A new project led by ICTA-UAB researcher Patrizia Ziveri is one of five projects selected for funding by the Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans).

Big data reveals extraordinary unity underlying life’s diversity

Limits to growth lie at the heart of how all living things function, according to a new study carried out by ICTA-UAB researchers  .

Jeroen van den Bergh, awarded an honorary doctorate by the Open University of the Netherlands

The environmental economist at ICTA-UAB Prof. Dr Jeroen van den Bergh was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Open University of the Netherlands.

Paris Agreement hampered by inconsistent pledges, new ICTA-UAB research finds

Some countries' Paris Climate Agreement pledges may not be as ambitious as they appear, according a new study carried out by researchers from the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB).

High lead concentrations found in Amazonian wildlife

Researchers from ICTA-UAB and the UVic-UCC detect high levels of lead concentration in wildlife samples from the Peruvian Amazon caused by lead-based ammunition and oil-related pollution in extraction areas.

Study gauges trees’ potential to slow global warming in the future

The Pyrenean forests, the Cantabrian coast and Galicia show an important potential to accumulate even larger amounts of carbon dioxide in the future and thus help to slow down the increase in CO2 concentrations which are warming the planet.

Why do environmentalists eat meat?

A study by researchers at the ICTA-UAB analyses the reasons why environmentally-minded scientists find it difficult to give up meat consumption, one of the world's greatest environmental problems.

La gestión del verde urbano permite incrementar la presencia de pájaros en las ciudades

Incrementar la biodiversidad del verde urbano permitiría aumentar la presencia de aves paseriformes en las ciudades mediterráneas, según un estudio científico realizado por investigadores del Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Ambientales de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) que analiza qué estrategias hay que implementar sobre la vegetación urbana para conseguir "naturalizar" las ciudades favoreciendo la entrada de flora y fauna.

The Ebro River annually dumps 2.2 billion microplastics into the sea

An ICTA-UAB study analyses the distribution and accumulation of microplastics from one of the main rivers of the western Mediterranean.

European project to support rooftop greenhouses projects

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) is launching an open call to support rooftop greenhouse projects, in the framework of GROOF Project.

El ICTA-UAB participa en el proyecto que habilitará 10 escuelas de Barcelona como refugios climáticos

El Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Ambientales de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) es una de las instituciones impulsoras de un proyecto que habilitará 10 escuelas de Barcelona como refugios climáticos para disminuir el impacto de las altas temperaturas del verano.

New study dismisses green growth policies as a route out of ecological emergency

Researchers from ICTA-UAB and the Goldsmiths University of London suggest that emissions reduction is only compatible with a lower economical degrowth or a degrowth scenario.
Esdeveniments
Jornada: "Els Serveis Ecosistèmics de Catalunya. Eines i oportunitats per a l’avaluació ambiental i la planificació de la infraestructura verda", amb Johannes Langemeyer

Date: 2019-12-05

Jornada: "Els Serveis Ecosistèmics de Catalunya. Eines i oportunitats per a l’avaluació ambiental i la planificació de la infraestructura verda"

Amb Johannes Langemeyer, investigador ICTA-UAB


Data: Dijous, 5 de desembre de 2019
Hora: De 10 a 14 hores
Lloc: Sala d’Actes del Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Av.de Josep Tarradellas, 2-6 08029 Barcelona


Inscripció: Jornada gratuïta. Aforament limitat. Es prega confirmació a spp.tes@gencat.cat 
Organització: Generalitat de Catalunya
Col.labora:  Diputació de Barcelona


Els serveis ecosistèmics són les contribucions directes o indirectes dels ecosistemes pel benestar de les persones. La seva definició podria esdevenir una eina important per a la presa de decisions, ja que permet identificar-los i quantificar-los en el territori.

Destinataris
Responsables polítics i tècnics d’urbanisme i medi ambient de l’Administració. Consultors ambientals, urbanistes, investigadors i altres professionals implicats en l’avaluació ambiental i en la planificació i gestió de la infraestructura verda.

Programa  

10.00 h Presentació de la Jornada
  Ferran Miralles. Director general de Polítiques Ambientals i Medi Natural.

10.15 h Introducció al marc dels serveis ecosistèmics
  Carles Castell. Diputació de Barcelona.

10.30 h Els serveis ecosistèmics i la planificació de la infraestructura verda a Catalunya
  Sara Pont. SDG de Biodiversitat i Medi Natural.

10.45 h La Cartografia dels serveis ecosistèmics a Catalunya 
  Johannes Langemeyer. ICTA-UAB
  Joan Pino. Director del Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals. UAB.

11.45 h Pausa

12.15 h  Orientacions per aplicar la cartografia dels serveis ecosistèmics a l’avaluació ambiental 
 
 Laura Camprubí. Cooperativa El Risell.

12.45 h Col·loqui i cloenda. Amb la participació de:
  Xavier Baulies. Recerca i innovació DTES.
  Lluís Laguna. SDG d’Estratègies Territorials DTES.
  Antoni Enjuanes. SDG d’Infraestructures Rurals DARP.
  Enric Vadell. SDG de Boscos DARP.

 

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