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Fishing lines kill sea turtles

Scientists from CRAM (the Foundation for the Conservation and Recovery of Marine Animals) and the Autonomous University of BArcelona have studied what happens when a loggerhead sea turtle swallows a fishhook. The researchers have reached revealing conclusions: contrary to what could be thought, the hook...

Esòfag d'una tortuga babaua amb un ham clavat

Reconstructing past temperatures

The analysis of archeobacteria, the oldest organisms in our planet, can contribute to discovering the temperatures seas and lakes had thousands of years ago and reconstructing the Earth's climate history. ICTA researchers have improved the existing method for analyzing them, by reducing the time of...

Anàlisi d'arqueobacteris