Cuba: An island with irreplaceable landscapes, flora and fauna.
“Considering Cuba’s importance to biodiversity conservation in the Caribbean, efforts to protect the country’s flora and fauna are a priority for the Cuban government,” writes Granma’s Lisanka González Suárez. Here are excerpts:
[. . .] This year World Environment Day coincided with the 7th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) held in Havana, meanwhile UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon made a global call to protect wild plants and animals from illicit trafficking, noting that elephants are being killed for their ivory, rhinoceros for their horns, and pangolins for their armor.