HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 11 2020

Environmental Debate

Estuario joined 57 other organizations in the development and celebration of Puerto Rico’s first environmentally-focused debate for governorship candidates, Debate Ambiental 2020, aimed at highlighting their respective environmental and natural resource platforms. It was broadcasted on Tuesday, October 6 2020 through Facebook Live and YouTube. You can view it HERE.

You can also watch the analysis for the debate HERE.

Estuario thanks the participation of Ian Pagán, agronomist and farmer of the agroecological project El Josco Bravo and the Boricuá Agriculture Organization, Ariadna Godreau, human rights lawyer, professor and writer at Ayuda Legal, Juan Rosario, expert in environmental health, organizer at AMANESER 2023 and ex-representative or public interest at PREPA’s Board of Directors, and Ruth Santiago, environmental & community lawyer and part of Bahía de Jobos and El Puente, among other organizations.

Listen to the New Episode of Estuario Profundo

Journalist Millie Gil interviews the professor, researcher and expert in soil health and water quality, Gustavo Martínez. 

Subscribe through your favorite podcasts platform or listen to all episodes here: https://estuario.org/podcast

Estuario Resident Artist

This week, Estuario welcomed its new Resident Artist, Adriana García. Watch the introductory video HERE.

Call to Participation: CDBG-MIT Action Plan for Puerto Rico Draft Public Hearings

Estuario invites its public to participate of the Puerto Rico Department of Housing’s public hearings on its new CDBG-MIT Action Plan, which will allocate over $8 Billion for hazard mitigation projects in the Island. The first of 3 public hearings will be broadcasted virtually on Wednesday, October 14 2020.

More information on how to participate HERE.

Weekly Water Quality Monitoring

Here are the results for this week, performed Thursday, October 8 2020. Published each Friday at 3PM through our Facebook Page.