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Cuba will start cloud seeding to provoke rain in its fight on drought

Cuba will apply a technique known as "cloud seeding" to artificially induce rain from September 15 in areas hit by severe drought, which affects more than one million people, according to official sources quoted by official media. Read More

The Cuban parrot endangered

The Cuban parrot (Amazona leucocephala), with its vivid Red-Green color, is in danger of extinction. Cuban specialists try to ensure their survival in several regions of the island studying the conditions of their traditional habitat. Read More

Florida triggers a partial threat alert because of Tropical Storm Erika

The State Emergency Operations Center of Florida today activated a partial alert in response to Tropical Storm Erika, which threatens to reach next week the state turned a hurricane, according to forecasts from the American National Hurricanes Center. Read More

Expectation in Cuba for ecotourism event is growing

The tenth edition of the International Nature Tourism Event Turnat 2015, scheduled to be held in Cuba next September, raises expectations in sectors of the travel industry. Read More

Cuba recorded ten maximum temperature records in July

The oppressive heat that characterizes the behavior of this summer in the Cuban archipelago was accentuated in July, a total of ten maximum temperature records for the seventh month of the calendar were reported. Read More

Viñales, global Cathedral of Tourism and Nature

The launch of products such as Tobacco Route and Canopy are expected by tour operators, travel agencies and numerous visitors from around the world who will participate in the tenth international event TURNAT 2015, on tourism and nature, in the Cuban renowned destination Viñales. Read More

Cuba seeks $ 600 million for wind energy

Cuba wants to build thirteen wind farms, to increase the production of so-called "clean energy", now only reaches slightly more than four percent in the country, announced by Alfredo Lopez, Minister of Energy and Mines. Read More

Congress meets in Havana on scientific research

Professionals and researchers from over 30 countries will attend the XVI International Congress of Scientific Research Centre which will be held in the Palace of Conventions in Havana and whose central axes are debating health and the environment. Read More

Cuban sharks valued at between $ 300,000 and $ 1 million

According to specialists as the director of the Cuban Program for the Environmental Defense Fund, Daniel Whittle, the reality is that in the Cuban coast there are "big fishes such as grouper and snapper, and sea turtles, and lots of sharks". Read More

Cuba prepares itself to face high intensity earthquakes

On Saturday morning it will begin Meteoro -2015 Exercise, which will run until Sunday 17 and this time it will address the strengthening capacity of the country and the territories to face high intensity earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, drought and disaster events of sanitary origin. Read More

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