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.
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.
Mexico, Oct 16. -The tropical storm Tara is on Tuesday closer to the coast of Colima, in the Mexican Pacific, consequently rain and strong winds are forecasted in that state and others in the west of the country.
Havana, Oct 15. -The 11th Congress on Marine Sciences began on Monday in Havana with the participation of experts from Latin America, Europe and the United States, engaged in the study of maritime protection and the proper use of the species living there.
Buenos Aires, Oct 12. -The Cuban Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, José Fidel Santana Nuñez, heads the Cuban delegation to the 21st Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean which concludes in Buenos Aires on Friday.
Havana, Oct 9. -Hurricane Michael keeps its displacement towards the center of the Gulf of Mexico and it is located about 280 kilometers from the western end of the Cuban province of Pinar del Río, but areas of the island are still affected by the rains.
Havana,Oct 8. -Tropical storm Michael has continued to gain in organization and intensity during the early morning, the Institute of Meteorology reported this Monday in its tropical hurricane warning number 6.
ºUnited Nations, Oct 5. -The world is facing an emergency over the oceans, but their protection ranks last in governments' priorities regarding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Jakarta, Oct 4. -Many victims continue today under the rubble in the Indonesian island of Celebes, after the earthquake and tsunami that hit the region, while the official death toll amounts to 1424.
Havana, Oct 3. -Tropical Storm Leslie, which gained in organization and intensity over central Atlantic waters, today became a category one hurricane, reported the Forecast Center of the Cuban Meteorology Institute (INSMET).