Efforts by the secessionist autonomous community to protect red coral were hampered by the central government. By Braden Phillips, Hakai Magazine This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems. Read more stories like this at hakaimagazine.com. Politics is in the air in Catalonia and, apparently, under the sea, too. … Read moreCatalonia’s Conflicted Effort to Save Red Coral
As we go to press we’re experiencing the highest temperatures of the year on the Costa Brava so it seems like a good time to let you know where you can strip down to the barest (literally!) minimum and commune with nature in the altogether. Please remember to be generous with the sunscreen on your … Read moreThe best spots on the Costa Brava to get naked!
About the Festa Major The festa major is probably the most important annual event for a neighbourhood, hamlet, village or town and is usually held in honour of the town’s designated patron saint, or to commemorate an important event in its history. Most festes majors are held in the summer months, but if the village … Read moreAugust is Festa Major month!
Girona Provincial Council is behind a new campaign to have the Costa Brava recognized as a Biosphere Reserve in 2020, the international designation granted by UNESCO that advocates landscape conservation, ecosystem protection and sustainability. If the process comes to fruition, it will be the third area of Catalonia to boast this distinction after Montseny, in … Read moreThe Costa Brava hopes to be awarded UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status in 2020