Research Unit of Biodiversity

We study the ecology, evolution, and conservation of species, communities and ecosystems of mountains and oceanic islands.

We combine field-based empirical research and ecological modeling, and integrate several perspectives, from molecular, functional and evolutionary ecology to conservation and evolutionary biology.


Interview to Germán Orizaola at LA NUEVA ESPAÑA

Posted on 13 May 2019
Interview to Germán Orizaola at LA NUEVA ESPAÑA about the situation of Chernobyl wildlife 33 years after the nuclear accident, and about his participation at “El Club de la Ciencia 2019”  Teatro Filarmónica (Oviedo) with the talk  “Nos quedamos sin sidra”. http

Article at THE CONVERSATION about Chernobyl wildlife

Posted on 13 May 2019
Article published by Germán Orizaola at THE CONVERSATION UK “Chernobyl has become a refuge for wildlife 33 years after the nuclear accident” Link: https://theconversation.com/chernobyl-has-become-a-refuge-for-wildlife-33-years-after-the-nuclear-accident-116303