(Español) Organización del IRNAS y el IG de la 6ª Conferencia Internacional sobre el olivo y sus productos derivados

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(Español) Visita de TIMAC AGRO y DCOOP a La Hampa

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Policy Conference at Brussels on Preventing and Remediating Degraded Soils

Soils are a vital environmental resource; however, soil protection efforts in European Union have been partial, fragmented and insufficient to halt their degradation.

In the Policy Conference held at Brussels, on September 27th 2018, there was a debate about how to improve EU policies to secure the delivery of soil ecosystem services.


Informing people about the toxicity risks by soil contamination

Pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today however it has been neglected, according to the Lancet Commission on pollution and health. In particular, polluted soils threaten the environment and human health. The persistent substances such as metals are contaminants posing the greatest threats to health.


Kick-off meeting of the WoodZymes project

Research & Innovation Action of the H2020 “Bio-Based Industries” Joint Undertaking coordinated by CIB.

The Biological Research Center (CIB) from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) hosted on June 14th (in Madrid, Spain), the kick-off meeting of the WoodZymes European Project on “Extremozymes for wood-based building blocks: from […]

Kickoff of the European Project SusBind

Kickoff of the European Project SusBind, a Research & Innovation Action funded by the H2020 “Bio-Based Industries” Joint Undertaking

The SusBind project on “SUStainable bio BINDers”, with participation of two CSIC institutes (IRNAS-Seville and CIB-Madrid), has been granted with € 4.1 million from the H2020 “Bio-Based Industries” Joint Undertaking ( and was […]

(Español) Jornada de investigación en el aniversario del accidente minero de Aznalcóllar

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(Español) Presencia del IRNAS en el II Encuentro de Sostenibilidad celebrado en la Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

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Soil contamination and colonization by ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with holm oak

The environmental disaster caused by the breakdown of the decanting basin of the Aznalcóllar mine, Seville (in 1998), left behind hectares of contaminated land. The tasks of decontamination and restoration of the ecosystem led to the establishment of a green and environmentally protected area, the Guadiamar Green Corridor. The restoration was carried out […]

Measures to remediate contaminated soils: the Guadiamar case study

Soil pollution is one of the main environmental problems at a global scale. Within the European RECARE project, several threats of soil degradation are investigated, and measures and solutions to remediate degraded soils are proposed.

A research team from the IRNAS, CSIC participating in the RECARE project has contributed with the […]