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11th Congress of Marine Sciences underway in Havana

11th Congress on Marine Sciences underway in Havana. Photo: Granma

 11th Congress on Marine Sciences underway in Havana.  Photo: Granma

Havana, October 15 (RHC)-- Experts from Latin America, Europe and the United States have begun meeting today in the Cuban capital for the 11th Congress of Marine Sciences.  The congress -- with the participation of biologists, zoologists and oceanographers -- will run through Friday at Havana's International Convention Center, the Palacio de Convenciones. 

Delegates from Cuba as well as Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile and Portugal, will discuss maritime protection and the proper care of the species that inhabit the waters of the planet. 

With the slogan "The sciences of today for the coasts and the sea of the future," participants will debate topics such as climate change, human impacts linked to risk management, conservation and biodiversity, as well as maritime-recreational development.

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
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