Radio Cadena Agramonte
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sc. & Envt.


  • Highest Protected Area in Cuba

    Highest Protected Area in Cuba

    The highest protected area in Cuba is the Turquino National Park located in the Sierra Maestra Mountains.  This natural protected area is full of legends, stories, landscapes and singularities of flora and fauna. According to a resolution of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers, t…
  • Environmental Engineering in Camagüey at the Service of Society

    Environmental Engineering in Camagüey at the Service of Society

    By Daymaris Taboada Moreno / Radio Cadena Agramonte.As a result of 23 years of scientific endeavours and major contributions to the scientific development of this Cuban province, the Research Center for Environmental Engineering (CIAC) in Camagüey, a facility of the Ministry of Science, Technology …
  • Dinosaurs Had Maternal Instincts like Birds

    Dinosaurs Had Maternal Instincts like Birds

    Washington, Jan 23.- Dinosaurs of the species Massospondylus, who lived in our planet 190 million of years ago, had maternal instincts like the birds and reptiles, according to Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS).

  • Mollusc Endemism, Diversity in Western Cuba

    Mollusc Endemism, Diversity in Western Cuba

    Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jan 21.- More than 100 species of molluscs live at the Viñales National Park, inside fragile ecosystems because of their age, where the percentage of endemic animals reaches 96 percent. Snails survive under protection of conservation programs to counteract the human impact o…
  • Cuban Mountain Communities Get Power out of Renewable Sources

    Cuban Mountain Communities Get Power out of Renewable Sources

    Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Jan 16.- In the Sierra Maestra mountain range, 403 mi above sea level, the communities of Santa Maria del Loreto and El Triunfo receive high-quality, permanent power service by means of the photovoltaic technology.

  • Lionfish, an Ecological Threat to the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean

    Lionfish, an Ecological Threat to the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean

    Bridgetown, Jan 4.- The government of Barbados asked fishermen, scuba divers and beach goers to help science to report the presence of lionfish (Pterois volitans) to monitor its fast spread throughout the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The research involves experts from the West Indies Uni…
  • Trinidad’s Mills Valley Recovers its Splendor

    Trinidad’s Mills Valley Recovers its Splendor

    Trinidad, Cuba, Dec 2.- The Mills Valley, a singular World Heritage site located off the town of Trinidad in the central province of Sancti Spiritus, has recovered its splendor thanks to continued recovery works in the green areas and farmhouses. Local institutions, responding to the Tourism Mini…
  • Cuba Gives Priority to Increasing its Forest Areas

    Cuba Gives Priority to Increasing its Forest Areas

    By Lino Luben Perez/ACN Technicians and specialists from Cuban institutions are putting into practice a program for increasing its forest areas up to 3.2 billion hectares, which represents 29.3 per cent of the national territory. During a session in Santiago de Chile, the United Nations Food and…
  • UN Worried about Drought, Desertification, Soils

    UN Worried about Drought, Desertification, Soils

    United Nations, Sep 20.- Desertification, soil degradation and drought will be debated at a high-level meeting convened by the UN, as part of the General Assembly works. Those problems were shown by the UN as a global affair, because they affect all regions of the planet, especially the so-called…
  • Cuba, An Exceptional Ecological Place

    Cuba, An Exceptional Ecological Place

    By Lino Luben Pérez

    The Cuban archipelago is characterized by its large scale ecological diversity including the richness of its natural resources that determine the high level of exclusivity of its flora and fauna.