Giant Tortoise Fossils expose recent Climate Change in DR

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The biodiversity of Hispaniola island takes these specialists on a new journey in time. Scientists from Dominican Republic, New Zealand and the UK recently described the extinct giant tortoise of the island and presented new ideas on recent climate change in what we know today as DR and Haiti. Continue reading “Giant Tortoise Fossils expose recent Climate Change in DR”

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Artistic duality ties New Yorkers from Caribbean and NYC

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Thirty visual artworks in multiple disciplines show the collective memory that shapes the brotherhood between Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in the Caribbean and in New York City in the exhibition “Borinqueya: An Evolving Travesy”. Continue reading “Artistic duality ties New Yorkers from Caribbean and NYC”

Dominican Republic dazzles with La luz brillante

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Like in a fairy’s tale, the Dominican wasp slept in the specimen archive of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, until it was awakened and described by the Brazilian entomologist Bernardo Santos. Continue reading “Dominican Republic dazzles with La luz brillante”