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Restoring the mosaics of Empúries

The mosaics of Empúries, delicate treasure A restoration of the mosaics of Empuries was conducted in August and September 2013. The mosaics on the site of Empúries are outside, on their original location. This requires periodic restoration to erase traces left weather, although the mosaics are protected in the winter months. The mosaics of Empúries…

Measuring the climate disturbance with butterflies

Endless winter, storms and drought are visible signs of climate change. But in Catalonia, butterflies are used to try to measure the long-term effects. Park Aiguamolls Emporda station is pioneer in the use of butterflies to measure climate change. Record rainfall in March 2013 in Catalonia Record rainfall dating back more than 40 years fell…