Scientists Work to Bridge Political Gap Between Cuba, US
Author: Franco Ordonez
Source: The Kansas City Star
May 22, 2012
"VINALES, Cuba − Cuban and American scientists have joined forces in an effort to protect baby sea turtles and endangered sharks. They're studying Caribbean weather patterns that fuel the hurricanes that have devastated the Southeastern United States.
In the process, they're chipping away at a half-century of government feuding, helping to bring the nations together for talks on vital matters, such as what to do in case of an oil spill.
The two countries are so geographically close, and the environmental concerns so similar, that scientists say it's crucial to combine forces."
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