University of Barcelona

Toward the origin of America's first settlers

The most supported traditional hypothesis points out that the earliest well-established human culture in the North American continent were the Clovis, a population of hunters who arrived about 13,000 years ...

dateApr 18, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Removing lost fishing nets to protect the seabed

To remove lost fishing nets and gear used in both artisan and leisure fishing from the seabed in order to avoid negative environmental impact on marine ecosystems is the main objective of the campaign that ...

dateJun 15, 2015 in Ecology
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How to avoid seabird bycatch in the Mediterranean

Night setting; bird scaring lines; weighted branchlines that sink rapidly; covering fish offal and bait on board so it doesn't attract seabirds to the boats; deck lights kept at the minimum level, and discards ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Ecology
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On the trail of Mongolian steppe lakes

To catalogue more than 12,000 lakes and lagoons in Mongolia's steppe, to identify new Entomostraca species and to develop strategies to diagnose the state of lakes in the Iberian Peninsula and Europe are ...

dateMay 05, 2014 in Ecology
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Longline fishing endangers sea turtles

When a marine turtle is incidentally by-caught by a longliner, fishermen try to cut the line —without hauling it on board— and release the turtle into the sea. However, a research published in the journal ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Ecology
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