Día del Planeta Tierra

Fight for science made visible

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Gabriela Saker Jiménez

Between megaphones and slogans, signs and lab coats the Puerto Rican scientific community joined the March for Science. This international movement that took place on Earth Day sought to defend the role of science in society and in pubic policy decisions.

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Humpback whales may not longer be endagered

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On Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposed removing more than two-thirds of the world’s humpback whale population from the endangered species list. 

 

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Environmental experts analyze reforestation efforts in Puerto Rico

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Limarys SUÁREZ Torres / lsuarez1@elnuevodia.com

El Nuevo Día and several environmentalists review the last 20 years of reforestation efforts in Puerto Rico and conclude that many of them have been done in the wrong places. Although 13 million trees have been planted in that period of time, they have done little to mitigate urban flooding, heat, noise and water contamination.

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The call of the leatherback turtle

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Luis Miguel Rico / Especial El Nuevo Día

As the leatherback turtle nesting season begins we must reflect on the importance of protecting this endangered species and how this efforts fit in the bigger environmental conservation picture.

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