Northern Cayo Coco key home to first environmental beach in Cuba. File photo

Ciego de Ávila, June 18 (RHC)-- Las Coloradas in Cayo Coco, on Cuba's northern coast, has been granted the status of Environmental Beach following an evaluation by CITMA, the island's ministry in charge of Science, Technology and the Environment.  ... More

Cayo Santa Maria, June 15 (RHC)-- The Fifth Meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Project "Conservation of Agricultural Biodiversity in Biosphere Reserves in Cuba: Connecting Natural and Managed Landscapes" (COBARB) took place in Cayo Santa María between June 10th and 12th.... More

  European Commission Seeks to Ban Plastic Plates, Cutlery and Straws.  Photo: AFP

Brussels, June 5 (RHC)-- The European Commission is seeking to ban an array of single-use plastic items, including plastic plates, cutlery and straws, in efforts to cut down on waste and clean up the oceans. ... More

 Climate change threatens to affect ocean currents.  Photo: File

New York, May 28 (RHC)-- In climate news, new research finds the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf Stream current has weakened dramatically in recent years ... More

Sub-tropical storm Alberto forms in Caribbean.  Photo: US National Hurricane Center

Miami, May 25 (RHC)-- The first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has formed, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami. ... More

Havana, May 23 (RHC)-- A joint expedition of specialists from Cuba and the United States took place from May 17th to the 22nd... More

Havana, May 9 (RHC)-- The representative of the World Food Program in Cuba, Laura Melo, has characterized the island's risk management and adaptation to climate change as unique.... More

 Inefficient car standards contribute to pollution.  Photo: AP

Sacramento, May 9 (RHC)-- California and 16 other U.S. states have sued to stop the Environmental Protection Agency, the EPA, from weakening fuel-efficiency automobile standards. ... More

HSBC pledges to roll back financing of fossil fuel projects.  Photo: AP

New York, April 24 (RHC)-- In a major victory for environmentalists in the U.S., banking giant HSBC has announced that it will no longer finance the development of tar sands oil extraction... More

  Toxic levels in Chicago's water at high levels.   Photo: File photo

Chicago, April 18 (RHC)-- In the U.S. city of Chicago, a new analysis of hundreds of drinking water samples finds toxic lead was found in the water of nearly 70 percent of homes across the city... More

Havana, January 25 (RHC)-- Moreno Padilla, a senior natural resources and environment specialist with Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, has described as excellent cooperation ties between his country and Cuba in the common fight against climate change. ... More

Havana, December 6 (RHC)-- Cuban Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and the Environment José Fidel Santana is presiding the country's delegation attending the 3rd UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, until December 6th.... More

Havana, November 25 (RHC-ACN)-- The Havana Provincial Administration Council (CAP by its Spanish acronym) has signed an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) for the acquisition of more than 60 solid waste collection trucks.... More

Havana, November 24 (RHC)-- The International Congress of Agricultural Sciences concluded Friday in Havana, after three days of fruitful work sessions.... More

Bonn, November 18 (RHC)-- The Cuban delegation attending climate change talks in Bonn, Germany, has expressed the country's readiness and willingness to share its experiences in confronting climate change.... More