Month: May 2019

May 28, 2019 Gerardo Rodriguez No comments exist

Back to the “not so lost anymore” Cuban melastomes By Eldis R. Bécquer From his recent trip to the East, Eldis brings news of two melastomes that were considered lost. This large botanical family has species that are exclusive from Cuba with the urgent need to be found. An unexplored site found during this trip…

May 15, 2019 Gerardo Rodriguez No comments exist

Planta! Student Camp 2019, the footprint multiplies (Part 1) by Juan Carlos Calahorra Every April, Planta!’s Capacity Building Program offers an extracurricular camp to university students from all over Cuba. The camp aims to develop skills of leadership, project management, working with the community, science communication, and science ethic among other topics related to the conservation…

May 2, 2019 Gerardo Rodriguez No comments exist

With all the arms of faith by Duniel Barrios The national campaign launched to find new plants of the royal oak (Ekmanianthe longiflora) is proving to be successful. A new report at Sierra del Grillo (southeast of Havana) confirms the effectiveness of this initiative that joins scientists and admirers of the Cuban flora across the…