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27-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
In Cuba, Cleaner Rivers Follow Greener Farming
University of Vermont

For the first time in more than 50 years, a joint team of Cuban and U.S. field scientists studied the water quality of twenty-five Cuban rivers and found little damage after centuries of sugarcane production. They also found nutrient pollution in Cuba’s rivers much lower than the Mississippi River. Cuba’s shift to conservation agriculture after the collapse of the Soviet Union—and reduced use of fertilizers on cropland—may be a primary cause.

Newswise: Anchor discovery provides clues in the search for the Lost Ships of Cortés
Released: 20-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
Anchor discovery provides clues in the search for the Lost Ships of Cortés
Texas State University

Nearly five hundred years later, the fleet’s final resting place remains undiscovered. But an international collaboration of underwater archaeologists is conducting the first modern-day search for the scuttled vessels, as well as 16 others that Cortés sank a year later.

Released: 19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
The End of the Castros Era?
University of Michigan

Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan professor of sociology and American culture, has spent decades researching the exodus of Cubans over the half century since Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.

Released: 16-Feb-2018 7:30 PM EST
U.S. Government Personnel Exposed to Noise in Cuba Show Signs of Brain Injury Normally Seen With Head Trauma
Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

At least 21 government employees who were exposed to unusual noises while serving at the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba, show effects similar to traumatic brain injury, according to preliminary study results published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Newswise: CSU to Offer Cuba Study Abroad Program
Released: 18-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT
CSU to Offer Cuba Study Abroad Program
Columbus State University

Columbus State University is now accepting applications for its first study abroad experience in Cuba. The spring break trip is scheduled for March 16 – 24, 2018.

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