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Can Cuba preserve ecosystems while profiting from tourism?

  • Aired: 11/08/2017
  • 08:51
  • Rating: NR
As Cuba tries to open up its economy and lure western investment through tourism, environmentalists are working to prove that protection of the environment can also be a profitable pursuit. By developing the island's ecotourism, scientists hope to stimulate the economy without jeopardizing Cuba's exquisite coral reefs and wild species. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.
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