Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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First evidence of reproduction of pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) in Spain

In June 2019, IREC participated in the discovery of a papyalbo harrier's nest (Circus macrourus) in the province of Palencia, during a period of high abundance of peasant topillo. This find...

On the wild

The authors of this letter (Margalida, A. & Mateo, R. 2019 Science 363: 1161) want to clarify that, in this publication, the quotation concerning forestry is based on information previously published by others...

WildEpi-9: a unique hands-on training on wildlife diseases

The ninth edition of the IREC course "EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HEALTH CONTROL OF THE FAUNA SILVESTRE" (or WildEpi-9) will be held in November 2019 and March 2020. This practical course, in the language...

CICARC: a project for the future to protect by all

Between July 1st and 3rd, the First Iberian Congress of Science Applied to Cinegetic Resources (www.cicarc.es) took place at the Campus of Ciudad Real of the University of Castilla-La...


Responsible for animal health, hunting and environment of all Spanish autonomous communities, as well as representatives of the Ministry of agriculture (map), have made a series on 4 and 5 June...

Participation of IREC on the 1st day of the science in the 'hunt' Aguilar de la Frontera (Córdoba)

On May 18 the IREC researchers participated in a Conference on Science in the hunt in Aguilar de la Frontera (Córdoba). The day passed in a close, lively atmosphere...

Happy international day of biological diversity 2019

Why does the international day for biological diversity? To raise awareness, awareness, attention, point out that there is a problem unresolved, an important and outstanding issue in societies so that, through...

New Project: Disentangling the mechanisms of maternal age effects on offspring early development (AGEINGMUM)

A new project of the IREC will be financed through the 2018 call for r & d projects "Generation of knowledge" of the Ministry of science, innovation and universities. The project, entitled "unraveling mechanisms...

New project: Effect of changes in the extensive livestock practices in scavengers birds in the Pyrenees

A new project of the IREC will receive funding from the call 2018 of projects r & d «Challenges of research» of the Ministry of science, innovation and universities. The project entitled "effect of changes in..."

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