Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean
Additional Web and Print Resources

WEB SITES

Cuba’s Biosphere Reserves
http://www2.unesco.org/mab/br/brdir/directory/contact.asp?code=CUB
Facts, figures, and a map from the United Nations.

Cuban Crocodile
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Facts/FactSheets/Cubancrocodile.cfm
Learn more about this leaping crocodile found only in Cuba.

Birding in Cuba
http://gorp.away.com/gorp/location/carrib/cuba/bird_cuba.htm
Go along on a bird census in Cuba with GORP, a resource for outdoor recreation.

Cuba’s Wildlife Hotspots
http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/carcuba.htm
Discover hot birding places and more.

Ecotourism in Cuba
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Publications/ZooGoer/1999/1/ecotourismincuba.cfm
Learn about the ecotourism boom in Cuba with this article by the National Zoological Park.

Cuba’s Environment
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/caribbean/cuba/environment.htm
Find out more about the Cuban landscape from the Lonely Planet travel guides.

Cuba: Facts and Figures
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cu.html
Learn more about Cuba from the CIA’s World Factbook.
BOOKS & PRINT

Silva Lee, A. NATURAL CUBA / CUBA NATURAL. New York: Pangea, 1997.

Garndo, Orlando. FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF CUBA. New York: Comstock, 2000.

Benchley, Peter. “Cuba Reefs: A Last Caribbean Refuge.” NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC (February 2002):44-67.

Federal Research Division. CUBA: A COUNTRY STUDY. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002.

McCoy, Terry. CUBA ON THE VERGE: AN ISLAND IN TRANSITION. New York: Bulfinch, 2003.

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