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Meteor Shower visible from Puerto Rico

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The Caribbean Astronomical Society informed that there will be increased activity of Taurids meteors in the northern hemisphere on the nights of November 11-12, 2016. 

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Boquerón Forest will not recover after fire

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Cristina del Mar Quiles

Nature will never fully recover from the damage caused by an intentional fire on March 12, 2015 at the Boquerón State Forest in Cabo Rojo which consumed 30 acres covered by native species and trees, said Carmen Guerrero, Secretary of Natural and Environmental Resources. 

 

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Illuminating the "Gray City" and the World with her Science

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Dra Lilliam Casillas
La Dra. Lilliam Casillas Martínez is Profesora en la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Humacao y fundadora del Observatorio Microbiológica Cabo Rojo.

This summer, while on the way Playa Sucia or Los Morrillos Lighthouse, many of us will drive by the Cabo Rojo salt flats. Salt extracted from the Cabo Rojo salt from salt flats—the oldest industry in Puerto Rico—is highly pure and has great commercial value, thus making it an important source of income. But, did you know that the salt flats or salterns, as they are also known, are also a large-scalen oversized Microbiology laboratory?

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