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Sixth Trinational Initiative Workshop at Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies

On November 3rd, 2013, 48 scientists from Cuba, Mexico and the United States gathered in Corpus Christi, Texas for the 6th workshop of the Trinational Initiative for Marine Science and Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico and Western Caribbean (www.trinationalinitiative.org). The workshop was hosted by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies and coordinated by the Cuba Marine Research and Conservation Program of the Ocean Foundation and the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and … [Read More...]

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Fifth Annual Trinational Initiative Meeting. October 27, 2012

The Trinational Initiative for Marine Science and Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico and Western Caribbean held its fifth workshop at the Acuario Nacional de Cuba on October 28th, 2012. The meeting brought together over forty scientists from Cuba, Mexico and the United States to discuss transboundary marine issues affecting the Gulf of Mexico. It was determined that of critical importance is for the group to continue to meet and maintain regular communication. This is critical for keeping … [Read More...]

The fourth meeting of the Trinational Intiative will take place in Sarasota, Florida: Sept. 27-29, 2010

Fourth Trinational (Cuba-Mexico-USA) Workshop Convenes in Florida

The fourth meeting of U.S., Mexican and Cuban scientists wrapped up at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota on September 30, 2010 with an outline for a formal plan of action designed to better the health of the Gulf of Mexico and western Caribbean through a collaborative approach to management and conservation issues. The workshop of the Trinational Initiative for Marine Research and Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico and Western Caribbean was especially timely in the wake of the summer’s … [Read More...]

The 2010-2011 Season of PBS' Acclaimed "Nature" Series Focuses on Cuba, Featuring Work of the Trinational Initiative

Premiere of 2010-11 Season of PBS “Nature” Series Focuses on Cuba

Cuba may have been restricted politically and economically for the past 50 years, but its borders have remained open to wildlife for which Cuba’s undeveloped islands are an irresistible draw. While many islands in the Caribbean have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches on land and in the sea in pursuit of a growing tourist industry, Cuba’s wild landscapes have remained virtually untouched, creating a safe haven for rare and intriguing indigenous animals, as well as for hundreds of … [Read More...]

Nearly 60 representatives from Cuba, Mexico and the U.S. convened in Havana in October 2009 to finalize a "Plan of Action" for future collaboration in marine research and conservation focused in the Gulf of Mexico and Western Caribbean Sea Nearly 60 representatives from Cuba, Mexico and the U.S. convened in Havana in October 2009 to finalize a "Plan of Action" for future collaboration in marine research and conservation focused in the Gulf of Mexico and Western Caribbean Sea

A Blueprint of Collaboration — and Friendship: Third Trinational Initiative Workshop: Havana, Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba -- On October 25-26, 2009 the third meeting of a growing partnership of U.S, Cuban and Mexican institutions dedicated to strengthening collaboration in marine research and conservation convened in Havana, Cuba and has resulted in the near-finalization of a new five-year "Plan of Action," a blueprint for future collaboration. The ongoing effort, led by The Ocean Foundation, the Center for International Policy, the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, and the … [Read More...]