What does marine life have to do with U.S. – Cuba relations?

Written by on March 18, 2016 in Other News

Did you know that marine life played a role in reopening relations between the U.S. and Cuba? In the first episode of the second season of CNN’s The Wonder List with Bill Weir, Weir heads to Cuba to examine the role the oceans played. He meets with local marine biologists to discuss the importance of preserving Cuban coral reefs, which are often referred to as “the crown jewel” of the Caribbean.

Watch this clip from the episode to learn more:

Tune in this Sunday, March 20, at 10PM ET to watch!

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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