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Raül Toran

Ideas frescas de divulgación científica y ambiental en el Campus Gutenberg


La edición 2017 del Campus Gutenberg , una escuela de verano dedicada a la comunicación y cultura científica que se celebra en Barcelona, se inició con una mesa redonda sobre las nuevas oportunidades de la comunicación ambiental . Maria Josep Picó, periodista especializada en medio...

Carolyn Daher

Are we Designing Cities that Belong to People or to Cars?

Environmental Health

[This article has been published in Spanish in Planeta Futuro - El País, on the occasion of the Car-Free Day] Most of us take moving around for granted . We readily assume that governments will plan and build so that we can get to work, take our kids to school, and have access to...

Pablo Martínez

Responding to Emerging Mosquito-Borne Diseases in the Mediterranean Region


Vector-borne diseases make up 17% of all infectious diseases worldwide , causing 700,000 deaths every year and around 250,000 if we exclude malaria. Vector-borne diseases make up 17% of all infectious diseases worldwide, causing 700,000 deaths every year In recent years, we...

Adelaida Sarukhan

The Epidemiological Transition (or What We Died, Die and Will Die From)


  What is it?  A baby born in Spain in 1900 could hope to live an average of 35 years. In 2011, he/she can expect to live up to 82 years, more than twice. Over the last two centuries, not only the life expectancy has doubled (or even tripled) across the world. The...

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