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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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.

Caribbean Biological Corridor against Climate Change

By Lino Luben Perez / ACN.

The Haitian, Cuban and Dominican Environment Ministers agreed in 2007 to create a Biological Corridor in the Caribbean to face climate change, which is affecting the whole ...

Chemistry, a Science under Constant Renovation and Study

By Daymaris Taboada Moreno / Radio Cadena Agramonte.taboada@rcagramonte.icrt.cuIt is impossible to conceive agriculture without insecticides or fertilizers, surgery without anesthesia and motorcars without gasoline and oils in the times in which we live. With the prodigious ...

Is 10 Years Enough to Preserve Biodiversity?

By Lino Lubén Pérez New initiative: the objectives for Latin America of the Decade of the UN on Biodiversity, related to the world body for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification was presented in Cuba. ...

Highly Vigilant and Prepared in Cuba in the Face of 2011 Hurricane Season

By Oscar González Vázquez / Radio Cadena Agramonte.
oscar@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

The hurricane season began officially in Cuba last June 1 and will run up dangerously to November 30.

Both dates mark a period ...

Highly Vigilant and Prepared in Cuba in the Face of 2011 Hurricane Season

By Oscar González Vázquez / Radio Cadena Agramonte.
oscar@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

The hurricane season began officially in Cuba last June 1 and will run up dangerously to November 30.

Preserving the Environment in Camagüey in Pursuit of Greatest Undertakings

By Oscar González Vázquez/Radio Cadena Agramonte.rcadigital@rcagramonte.icrt.cu When tomorrow, the attention of Cuba will be focused on the plains of Camagüey province, it will be a public acknowledgment to the systematic and hard work of the ...

Camagüey Province, Special Venue for the Holding of the World Environment Day

By Gretta Espinosa Clemente/ Radio Cadena Agramonte.

Bathed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, Camagüey rises up in the eastern-center portion of ...

Will We Need two Earths by 2050?

By Lino Luben Pérez /ACNThe Stockholm Conference on Human Environment in 1972 set the bases for the establishment of World Environment Day celebrated every June 5th and also set the beginning of the international environment ...

Cuba to Celebrate World Environment Day in Restored Site at Máximo River Scoops

By Miozotis Fabelo Pinares
miozotis@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

The Cangilones del Río Máximo (Máximo River Scoops), an area ecologically restored after a long-standing rehabilitation process of its beautiful natural swimming pools, is the place chosen ...