Intl. Underwater Photography Contest Ends in Cuba

0 Cayo Largo del Sur, Cuba, May 18.- The fifth International Underwater Photography Contest Fotosub 2014, in Cayo Largo del Sur, 177 km from Havana (30 minute by plane) wraps up today after five days of activities. Experts from Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Cuba were competitors in this event, also attended by executives and other specialists from Germany and Italy.

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Noteworthy Work of CITMA Experts Team in Camagüey

0 Camagüey, Aug 3. – Natural disasters increasingly bring about the most adverse consequences in the social and economic milieu for all nations around the world. For such a reason there is in Camagüey -as everywhere in Cuba- a team of experts who studis and assesses the risks and vulnerabilities posed by these´ meteorological phenomena. Rudy Montero Mata, senior specialist

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Economic and Commercial Centers in Camagüey Contribute to Preserve the Environment

0 Camagüey, Cuba, Aug 19. – The fact that nearly a dozen of economic and commercial centers in this Cuban province are going to replace, next month, their cooling systems by setting up CFC-free air cooled condensing units has been deemed a remarkable set forward. According to Master in Science Aray Rodríguez, specialist of the Provincial Environment Unit, Camagüey has

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Cuba Promotes Wind Energy Studies

0 Havana, Aug 4. – In the latter half of 2011, Cuban experts will promote research on how to better use wind as a renewable energy source and reduce damage to the environment, a local television news program reported. According to reports, the research is focused on determining the most feasible site for building a new wind park, preferably in

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Environmental Protection Promoted Among Jamaican Students

0 Kingston, Jun 25. -The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation is trying to raise the Jamaican students'' awareness about the importance to protect the environment and ocean life. Actions for this purpose are supported by Jamaican authorities and enterprises and include workshops, conferences and other activities, according to the Jamaican Information Service. Instruction to students in the city of Montego Bay, in northwestern

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Ven. Lawmakers Warn the Amazon Is under Increasing Threat

0 Havana, Feb 18. – The Amazon, the largest forest in the world with 20 percent of the planet''s drinking water, is growing peril due to destruction of its environment and U.S. plans, Venezuelan lawmakers warned. Eddy Gomez Abreu, president of the Amazon Parliament, calls for awareness of both dangers, since they continue without any government or social control. The

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Cuba to be Highlighted at Academic Conference in Canada

0 Toronto, Canada, Oct 6. -Cuba, its reality, and its relations with its environment will be the focus of discussion by numerous academics at the Congress of the Latin America Studies Association, which opens today. LASA 2010 is a mega-event of some 5,000 scholars on Latin American and Caribbean, and this year, some 1,000 papers will be presented on a

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Cuba Protects Open-Pit Mining Areas

0 Havana, Aug 19. – Cuba has implemented an integral rehabilitation program in areas dedicated to open-pit mining to protect the environment. The initiative will allow for the recuperation of some 120 hectares of land annually, stated Carlos Alberto Diaz, national forest director of the Ministry of Agriculture. The process is slow and difficult, because the soil must first be

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