Catalonia’s Conflicted Effort to Save Red Coral

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

The Costa Brava hopes to be awarded UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status in 2020

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