In the month of last September the fires received a large part of the news together with the covid-19. On the one hand, there are the fires in the Brazilian Amazon, where hundreds of hectares of forests have been burned in just two months, as a result of man’s insatiable need to enrich himself more… Continue Reading »
The existence in Matanzas of diverse and original ecosystems, allows that from the environmental point of view there are twelve protected areas in the province and work is already done on the file of the thirteenth. Nelvis Gómez Campos, specialist of the territorial delegation of CITMA, referring to the particularities that are taken into account… Continue Reading »
The presence in the geography of Matanzas of two ecosystems as significant as the Ciénaga de Majaguillar, to the north and Zapata, to the south; the low or very low coasts, besides that all the water that is destined for the economic and social activity coming from subterranean aquifers, together with the highly productive lands… Continue Reading »
Every March 21st, the International Day of Forests is celebrated. The date was designated in 2012 by the United Nations Assembly to raise awareness of the importance of forest types and forest ecosystems.
The Business Unit of Flora and Fauna Matanzas will carry out more than one hundred conservation projects for 2017, among which environmental education is highlighted as a way to achieve greater environmental care by the children, said Rosa Amelia Santana Menéndez, head of the technical department of the entity.
In the Jardines Bellamar Permaculture farm , in the city of Matanzas, the workshop Young people and the sustainable management of the ecosystems, promoted by the Center of Science Technology and Environment (CITMA) of the territory was developed.
Since marabou is a species of the plant kingdoman extremely invasive in Cuba which harms natural or semi-natural ecosystems, is useful as firewood, as its calorific value is 4654 kcal / kg, produces lasting embers, besides little smoke and ashes.