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The key role of local communities in biodiversity conservation ArticlesEnvironmentSustainability

The key role of local communities in biodiversity conservation

By Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, researcher of the IN3’s TURBA Lab research group   Biodiversity conservation and climate change are two sides of the same coin. Anticipating and dealing with climate change impacts can help to deter[…]

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Intelligent Algorithms for Sustainable Transportation

  Article by Majsa Ammouriova, Leandro do Carmo and Rafael Tordecilla, researchers of the IN3’s ICSO research group.   Transportation and logistics systems represent a key element in global economics and energy consumption, and play[…]

Training educators with a rounder sense of purpose EducationEnvironmentSustainability

Training educators with a rounder sense of purpose

We are currently faced with a broad spectrum of social and environmental problems, ranging from climate change and the loss of biodiversity to the enormous inequalities that exist between countries and within our societies. Education[…]

IN3 project calculates environmental footprint of cloud services EnvironmentSoftwareSustainability

IN3 project calculates environmental footprint of cloud services

“Cloud servers consume the same amount of electricity as a medium-sized industrialized country like Spain. Therefore, in terms of energy consumption, this type of infrastructure is like having another country in the world,” explained researchers[…]

The Sierra de Guadarrama reflects on its future EnvironmentSustainability

The Sierra de Guadarrama reflects on its future

By Elisa Oteros-Rozas, Concepción Piñeiro, María López-Rodríguez, María Heras, Hug March and Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, members of TURBA research group.   As part of the ENVISION international research project, a group of people gathered on 9[…]