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Citizens and experts share ideas to control light pollution Puerto Rico

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For the 4th year, the Environmental Quality Board, the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, the National Ocean and Atmospheric Agency and Para La Naturaleza celebrated the Symposium on prevention and control of light pollution in Puerto Rico.

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4th Symposium on Light Pollution in Puerto Rico

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(San Juan, 9 de agosto de 2017) – The 4th Symposium on Light Pollution in Puerto Rico will take place in August 30, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Edificio de Agencias Ambientales Cruz A. Matos, in Cupey. 

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31 puerto rican parrots freed at Maricao forest

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A team composed of members from state and federal agenicies and biologists, freed 31 Puerto Rican Parrots in the Maricao State Forest with the objective that they reproduce in the wild. This is part of the initiative focused on increasing the parrot population in order to remove it from the list of endangered species. 

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DRNA will host forum about Climate change open to a general audience

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The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DRNA) will host an forum about climate change on Septemer 16 and 17 at the Center for Puerto Rico (Foundation Sila María Calderón) in Río Piedras.

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Open forest for the Puerto Rican parrot

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There will an event for the community about the Puerto Rican parrot on September 10th, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Bosque de Maricao (Recreation area: Alfonso Casta Fornés).

For more information call López Flores at 787-887-1880, ext. 5535, or email marisel_lopez@fws.gov; or call Edwin E. Muñiz at787-851-7297, ext. 200 or email edwin_muniz@fws.gov.

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14 species flora and fauna are endangered in Puerto Rico

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According to the US Federal Fish and Wildlife Service there are 14 endangered species of flora and fauna in Puerto Rico.  

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Contaminación lumínica afecta tortugas, aves y personas en Puerto Rico

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El exceso de luz artificial o contaminación lumínica que sufre Puerto Rico afecta a especies animales como tortugas y aves, aunque es un problema del que tampoco se libra la población de la isla caribeña.

El director ejecutivo de la Junta de Calidad Ambiental (JCA), Weldin Ortiz, señaló hoy a Efe que ante el problema de contaminación lumínica en la Isla su agencia apuesta por la educación. Las expresiones de Ortiz fueron durante la inauguración del Tercer foro sobre prevención y control de la contaminación lumínica en Puerto Rico.

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Free event this Tuesday on the impact of luminous pollution

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The Astronomy Society of Puerto Rico invites the general public to the "3rd forum on prevention and control of luminous pollution in Puerto Rico". This event will be held on Tuesday, August 9 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Sala Jesús María Saromá in the Teatro Bertita and the Guillermo L. Martínez room in the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory  at # 951  Ave. Ponce de León in San Juan. 

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DRNA supervises the implementation of the ecological restoration plan for the Ceiba State Forest

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Thursday, July 21, 2016. San Juan, Puerto Rico — Personnel from the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto Rico is supervising the restoration work being conducted in response to law violations of environmental impact at the Ceiba State Forest. 

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DRNA initiates investigation on dove mortality in Salinas

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016. San Juan, Puerto Rico. - The secretary from the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto Rico (DRNA),  Nelson J. Santiago Marrero, iniated an investigation about the dove mortality cases reported in the agriculture sector at Fortunas, Salinas.

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