Havana, July 3 (RHC)—The 12th International Convention on Environment and Development is underway in Havana with the attendance of experts coming from some 50 countries. The gathering is convened by the Environment Agency of the Ministry of Science,Technology and Environment of the Republic of Cuba,
On Wednesday, the event is focusing on the commitment made for this decade by Latin America and the Caribbean for the attention of protected areas.
Delegates will also discuss environmental degradation, drought, deforestation, the use of unfriendly practices to the environment and the huge amount of plastic products that end up in the sea, with great impact on many marine species.
“For integration and Cooperation” is the Convention´s theme, which includes six congresses: Management of biodiversity; Environmental management and protected areas. Environmental education, politics and law as well as climate change.
Experts on this subjects will discuss their views on how human actions are triggering climate change and the increase of extreme weather events.