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Blooms in February favor beekeeping.

Tamara Caridad Mesa González 27 febrero, 2021

The blooms of the romerillo and the flowering pine nut in February favored the development of beekeeping in the province. According to Lázaro Jesús Falcón Sotolongo, director of the Matanzas Apicultural Base Business Unit, 220 tons of honey were achieved in the period, exceeding this indicator. According to data from the provincial Meteorological Center, in… Continue Reading »


Evaluated CO2 uptake in Matanzas forest heritage.

Tamara Caridad Mesa González 4 febrero, 2021

One of the environmental services that forests provide is the capture of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that absorbs and emits infrared radiation at its two frequencies. Since 2013, the Matanzas Agroforestry Company monitors its behavior in the areas that make up its heritage. According to Ubaldo Ortiz Betancourt, specialist of the entity, two fundamental… Continue Reading »


Planting corals in Matanzas: a step towards their protection (+ audio) .

Tamara Caridad Mesa González 29 enero, 2021

Playa el Coral, located between Matanzas and Varadero, is a paradisiacal place for diving lovers. The diversity of marine species that this area harbors confirms that coral reefs are one of the most diverse and biologically complex ecosystems in the world and that they provide services for tourism, fishing and coastal protection. …ON LINE AUDIO… Continue Reading »


Relevance of the international ECOVALOR project in the Matanzas territory (+ recording)

Tamara Caridad Mesa González 10 diciembre, 2020

El amplio territorio de la provincia cubana de Matanzas cuenta con una amplia diversidad de ecosistemas de alto valor económico-social y medioambiental. …ON LINE AUDIO But just as these landscapes constitute a great natural wealth, they also rank the province as the most vulnerable in the country. Sandy beaches, wetlands, farmlands, rivers, bays and groundwater,… Continue Reading »


Before Eta passes: prepared and alert.

Tamara Caridad Mesa González 7 noviembre, 2020

Faced with the imminent passage of tropical storm Eta, the Pedro Betancourt Municipal Defense Council prepares every detail in order to safeguard lives and economic resources. Since the previous day, the Population Protection Commission has adopted the appropriate measures to guarantee the well-being of families living in flood-prone areas, as well as the necessary conditions… Continue Reading »

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