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Divulgazeral is a window open to the multidisciplinary world of Environmental Sciences and a platform for scientific communication and discovery.

Assessment of the sustainability of the European turtle-dove harvest

Science and management

Ensuring the viability of the European turtle-dove populations and the sustainability of its hunting goes through reducing hunting pressure and adopting agri-environmental and agroforestry measures that improve breeding and feeding habitats for the species in Europe

The European turtle-dove (Streptopelia turtur) is a long-distance migratory bird that spends winters in sub-Saharan Africa and that breeds across a large area of the Western Palaearctic, from the Iberian Peninsula to Russia....

Do vultures attack livestock? This is what science says

Science and management

Misinterpretations, sensationalist press headlines, a lack of scientific rigour, fake news and the expansive force of social networks are the ingredients of the negative popular perception that has resulted in the absurd conflict generated around vultures and their presumed attacks on livestock. In this article, we explore this subject in the company of science.

From time to time, some of the most diverse components of the media echo the emergence of new cases of vulture "attacks" on live...

Bridging the gap between science and environmental management

Science and management

Linking science and environmental management is key for an adequate decision-making process in favour of nature conservation

Having a good knowledge base in the various disciplines of Environmental Sciences is fundamental for the decision-making process on which the management of natural resources is based. Likewise, it is necessary to keep abreast of the scientific advances in conservation issues so that decision-making is as effective and efficient as possible. Paradoxically, despite the...