Radio Cadena Agramonte
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Sc. & Envt. / Environment


  • Mild earthquake shakes Santiago de Cuba

    Mild earthquake shakes Santiago de Cuba

    Havana, May 18.- At 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Cuban National Seismological Service's network of stations recorded an earthquake reported as perceptible, located at coordinates 19.84 degrees North Latitude and -75.79 degrees West Longitude, with a depth of 3.6 km. It had a magnitude of 3.0 and its epicenter was located 22.8 km south-southeast of the city of Santiago de Cuba, province of Santiago de Cuba. This is the No.1 perceptible earthquake of the year 2019.

  • Cuba's Agroforestry Growth Highlighted

    Cuba's Agroforestry Growth Highlighted

    Havana, Apr 26.- The development of Cuban agroforestry products such as coffee, honey, as well as caring for the environment, among other issues, was highlighted today by directors of these areas in Cuba.

  • Cuba and Russia Sign Protocol on Atomic Energy

    Cuba and Russia Sign Protocol on Atomic Energy

    Havana, Apr 25.- The Cuban Agency for Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies (Aenta) highlighted the signing of a protocol of talks between Cuba and Russia to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

  • Expectations Grow over Nature Tourism Event in Cuba

    Expectations Grow over Nature Tourism Event in Cuba

    Havana, Mar 26.- Experts and tour operators from all over the world are focusing their attention on the international nature tourism event to be held in Cuba this year.

  • Cuba to Host Scientific Seminar on Climate Change

    Cuba to Host Scientific Seminar on Climate Change

    Havana, Mar 11.-The role of the Cuban civil defense system in reducing disaster risks and confronting climate change will be analyzed in Havana Monday at a high-level professional meeting.

  • U.N. underscores Cuba's relevance in preserving the environment

    U.N. underscores Cuba's relevance in preserving the environment

    Havana, Cuba, Mar 6.-Cuba is a benchmark in the phased reduction of ozone-depleting substances (ODS), said Carlos Andrés Hernández, representative of Latin America and the Caribbean of the UN Development Program (UNDP).

  • Task Life on Animal Production Congress in Cuba

    Task Life on Animal Production Congress in Cuba

    Havana, Nov 2. -Tarea-Vida (Task-Life), a Cuban State's plan to face climate change, will be analyzed on Friday during the 6th International Congress on Animal Production in Havana, in which representatives from 16 countries are participating.

  • Oscar, 8th hurricane of the season

    Oscar, 8th hurricane of the season

    Havana, Oct 29. -During this Sunday the tropical storm Oscar continued to gain in intensity. It has now maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and its central pressure has fallen to 989 hectoPascal, so it has become the eighth hurricane category one on the Saffir Simpson scale in the current hurricane season.

  • UN promotes campaign to end plastic pollution

    UN promotes campaign to end plastic pollution

    United Nations, Oct 22. -Each year, the world uses up to five billion plastic bags and the environmental danger this represents centers on Monday a UN campaign to eliminate the pollution produced by that material.

  • Caribbean will test greenhouse gases linked to ocean acidity

    Caribbean will test greenhouse gases linked to ocean acidity

    Georgetown, Oct 17. -Caribbean countries that depend on tourism and fishing are preparing to test the acidity of the regional seas, associated with the increased absorption of greenhouse gases, official sources announced.