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The time of renewable energy has arrived

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Near the city of Pinar del Río, in Cuba’s westernmost province of the same name, on one side of the highway which runs through the area known as Troncoso, a recent construction breaks the monotony of the desolate landscape, once home to fields of fruit trees.

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Technology for the conservation of marine protected areas


Yadira Torres Olarriaga, conservation specialist at the National Flora and Fauna Enterprise, speaking to the Cuban News Agency (ACN), explained that the first oceanographic buoy, intended to collect data of great scientific interest, has been installed at the Jardines de la Reina National Park, in the province of Ciego de Ávila.

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211 protected areas identified nationwide

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According to figures from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (Citma), of the total protected areas, 103 are approved by the Council of Ministers Executive Committee and subject to environmental management programs, which could be extended to a further 16 zones, currently being evaluated.

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Ensuring timely decision making

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The Cuban Institute of Meteorology undertakes important collaboration with other entities in the country, to ensure that decisions taken when faced with severe weather events are backed by scientific research, conducted by its specialists and using the best technology.

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El Niño is declining, but rainy season should be normal

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During January and February thus far, Cuba has received greater rainfall than usual during this period, as a result of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation weather pattern. Only the region around Baracoa, in the province of Guantánamo, did not experience this variation, according to specialists from the National Institute of Water Resources (INRH).