July 26, 2014

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

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

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

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 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster and included a session focused on the spill.

We’ve been saying for many years that we need good baseline data about these areas and that we need to work together across nations to have a consistent approach for the gathering and sharing of information,” said Mote President Dr. Kumar Mahadevan. “The oil spill showed us how easy it is to get into trouble and that we need to work together to be prepared for natural and man-made disasters.” [Read more...]

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

    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

    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

    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 Mexican Secretariat of the Navy has set the stage for an unprecedented level of collaboration among the three nations, including the creation of new projects and partnerships along with additional funding to support them. [Read more...]