Environmental and agricultural sciences

67% of landfills in Puerto Rico expected to close by 2022

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Solid waste management experts expect that by 2022, 67% of the 29 landfills in Puerto Rico will close.

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CienciaPR partners with Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit to empower schools and communities through science education

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Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) and the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) teamed-up to train scientists and teachers in the design of project-based learning (PBL) lessons. The collaboration is part of the second year of Ciencia al Servicio de Puerto Rico (Science in Service of Puerto Rico), CienciaPR’s flagship education project. Ciencia al Servicio brings together teachers and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals to co-create lessons that empower students to use scientific inquiry, design and discovery to solve locally relevant problems.

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