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 Cuba: Wild Island of the CaribbeanCuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean
Photos, video, and supporting articles on animal life from the television show Nature.
 Cuban BiotechnologyCuban Biotechnology
Includes several abstracts of biotechnology articles written in Cuba in the Publications section.
 Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI): Country OverviewNuclear Threat Initiative (NTI): Country Overview
Review of Cuban accomplishments in biosciences, with an analysis of their application in bio-warfare.
 Soil Improvement ProjectSoil Improvement Project
Highly technical report from a composting study on using biofertilizer, natural minerals, and organic residues to control pollution, recover degraded soil, and improve the substratum. By Dr. Pedro Cairo of Universidad Central de las Villas, Santa Clara, Villa Clara.


 User Benefits of Urban Agriculture in Havana, CubaUser Benefits of Urban Agriculture in Havana, Cuba
Complete MSc thesis (McGill University, December 2000) examining the benefits of urban agriculture in Havana. (December 1, 2000)
 The Application of Deep Ecology in CubaThe Application of Deep Ecology in Cuba
A deep ecological perspective on contemporary Cuba. (2000)
 Cuba Goes Green: Government-Run Vegetable Gardens Sprout in Cities Across IslandCuba Goes Green: Government-Run Vegetable Gardens Sprout in Cities Across Island
Details the state-sponsorship of urban agriculture in Cuba in response to the food crisis of the 1990s. (December 1, 1999)
 Cienfuegos, the Capital of Urban Agriculture in CubaCienfuegos, the Capital of Urban Agriculture in Cuba
An agronomist, professor, and researcher at the University of Cienfuegos, Cuba, writes briefly of the development of urban agriculture in his city. Includes graphs and photos. (February 2, 1999)
 Havana's Popular Gardens: Sustainable Urban AgricultureHavana's Popular Gardens: Sustainable Urban Agriculture
Describes the growth of sustainable, urban agriculture to confront the food shortages of the 1990s. (March 21, 1998)
 Will Cuba's Biotechnology Capacity Survive the Socio­economic Crisis?Will Cuba's Biotechnology Capacity Survive the Socio­economic Crisis?
Article reviewing the development of this industrial sector, and considering possibly conflicting goals of research to support food production vs. commercialization. Also includes brief descriptions of major research facilities and their areas of work. (September, 1994)
 Green CubaGreen Cuba
An early article on Cuba's adoption of ecological development practices. (November 1, 1992)






 

 
 

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