Havana, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's National Botanical Gardens (JBN) turns 55 years since it opened to the public with a wide range of national and international flora and an ambitious scientific program.
Havana, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 3,600 hectares of pine forests, grasslands and coffee trees have so far been affected by a big fire in Pinares de Mayari, in eastern Cuba, environmental authorities reported on Thursday.
Santiago de Chile, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) A total of 53 forest fires remain active today in central-southern Chile, where the flames have devoured 434,000 hectares, according to the latest balance of the National Service for Disaster Prevention and Response (Senapred). According to Senapred, another 143 outbreaks have been controlled and 13 have been extinguished.
San José, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Researchers from the Lankester Botanical Garden (JBL, in Spanish) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) revealed the discovery of 20 new orchid species in different protected wild areas of this Central American country.
Havana, Jun 11(Prensa Latina) It will take a decade for the Alejandro von Humboldt National Park to recuperate from forest fires during a month, which affected 1,896 hectares, local media reported on Thursday.