I was interviewed at Onda Cero weekend program “Por fin no es lunes” by América Valenzuela and Jaime Cantizano on 29 April 2018 about our work on the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on wildlife.

Full audio of the interview (in Spanish) here


Our work with Chernobyl frogs was featured by “Frogs and Friends” web on 26 April 2018.
“Chernobyl frogs”


I was interviewed on 9 March 2018 by Emil Nilsson (Biotopia) for a Naturpodden special podcast during the 2018 Uppsala Science Fair “Uppsala SciFest” on the effects of 1986 Chernobyl accident on wildlife.

See the full interview here: The (radioactive?) frogs of Chernobyl

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I was featured on 31 December 2017 at La Nueva España talking about my return to Spain as a Senior Researcher within the “Ramón y Cajal” program.


Our work with Chernobyl treefrogs was featured at two magazines published by Uppsala University during the autumn.

UNIVERSEN “4 frågor till Germán Orizaola” LINK

Universen 4 2017


NEW HORIZONS “The frogs are thriving in Chernobyl” English version (LINK), Swedish version (LINK)

New Horizons 2 2017



My work, with Pablo Burraco (Doñana Biological Station EBD-CSIC, Spain), on the effects of chronic low-dose radiation in the amphibians living in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine, was covered by América Valenzula (@A_Valenzuela) at “El Independiente” spanish newspaper. See here



Listen to my time at SlightlyEvolved podcast with Toby Fountain, talking about “The frogs of Chernobyl“. And for more podcasts in the series, go to its Souncloud webpage. Highly recommended.

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My recent paper with Bruno Carreira et al. “Warm vegetarians? Heat waves and diet shifts in tadpoles” Ecology 97, 2964-2974 was featured at

El Mundo (link)


Agencia SINC (Spanish, English), EurekAlert (link), Science Daily (link), Live Science (link), Nature World News (link), (link), La Razón (link), Science et Avenir (link), (link) and others.

Popular Science article “El asesino de anfibios” (in Spanish) about emergent diseases in amphibians, published at PRINCIPIA, October 2016.


My recent paper with Anssi Laurila “Developmental plasticity increases at the northern range margin in a warm-dependent amphibianEvolutionary Applications 9, 471-478 was featured at

Agencia SINC (Spanish, English)


EurekAlert,, ScienceDaily, AlphaGalileo, CienciaXplora, Ecoticias, Noticias de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, AmphibiaWeb blog.


My letter in SCIENCE with Ana Elisa Valdés “Free the tweet at scientific conferences” and our extended opinion piece (in Spanish) at Agencia SINC were featured at:

Science Careers here
Science Careers

Uppsala University magazine UNIVERSEN here


Noticias de la Ciencia y la Tecnología here

Mirada profesional here

Our Ecology paper “Transgenerational phenotypic plasticity links breeding phenology with offspring life-history” has been featured by:

Spanish Information and Scientific News Service SINC (english version), EurekAlert – AAAS, Phys.orgScienceDaily, NatureWorldNews, Design&Trend, BrightSurf.comEcoticias blog, El Imparcial and La Razón.


A comment on our Ecology and Evolution paper “Morphological and life-history responses of anurans to predation by an invasive crayfish: an integrative approach” appeared on Froglog 111, 81-82.


Our Ecology paper “Rapid evolution of constitutive and inducible defenses against an invasive predator” has been featured by:

Ecological Society of America blog EcoTone here,

Spanish Information and Scientific News Service SINC here (english version here)


Agencia EFE (EFE verde here and EFE Futuro here),  La Vanguardia here, La Razón here, EurekAlert – AAAS here, here and Ecoticias blog here.

A commnet of this article also appeared in FrogLog 112, 60-61.


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