September 23, 2014

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

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

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

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 species of migrating birds and marine creatures. Coral reefs have benefited, too. Independent research has shown that Cuba’s corals are doing much better than others both in the Caribbean and around the world. [Read more...]