A scientific study by the ICTA-UAB and ISS-EUR quantifies the environmental impact of oil extraction activities and contamination in headwaters of the Amazon. For years an average of 5 tonnes of lead and 3.7 million tonnes of salt have been dumped into the rivers, increasing the salinity of the Amazons by 30%. Read more
Bratislava Declaration fro Young Researchers
As a human endeavour for common good, scientific and scholarly research plays a special role in our European Union – one that has the ability to transform people and society. The passion, ideas and curiosity that young people bring to research sustain it. This declaration – written by young researchers – calls on Member States and the European Commission (EC) to recognise the special role that young researchers play and aspires to better enable them: great ideas and ability are divorced of age, gender, or nationality.
The UAB recently signed an agreement with other universities, the Generalitat and other institutions to create the Information and Intelligence System for Tourism of Catalonia. Read more