Maribel Adrián y Plácido Rodríguez, 30 years breeding birds in an ornithological paradise


Maribel and Plácido are biologists. In 1987, they bought a rural property, used in the past as a rubbish tip. It’s located near the Sevillian municipality of La Puebla del Río (Andalusia), and the Doñana Natural Reserve. 30 years later, thanks to their passion for birds and an incredible restoration work, this place has become […]

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University volunteers are the seed for an eco-friendly future


Students from the University of Almería have become environmental volunteers in order to help improve their surroundings. They accomplish this during various workshops, such as “Take Flight,” in which they construct nests for migratory birds. In addition to being familiar with the fauna on campus, they are directly involved with bettering the environment. This is […]

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Huellas: scientific outreach with an app to identify the footprints of 40 bird types


‘Huellas’ or ‘Footprints’ is an app which has been developed by Bioscripts, a business in Seville set up by biologists who use information technology to spread science. With it, the user can identify with their mobile what bird species belongs to the footprint found, and also receive information relating to the species, taxonomy, and location etc.

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