Monday, November 18, 2019

Awareness

The Ethics of Professionalism in the Real Estate Market

In Costa Rica there at least two private real estate professional organizations: the Costa Rican Chamber of Costa Rican-Global Realtors (CCCBR), and the Association of Real Estate (CRGAR). Real estate agents receive training in a diversity of areas, such as...

Grateful People Do Things Differently

Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the rushing and even chaos of life these days.  Maybe that is when you need to be grateful the most.  Taking that moment to be grateful for what you saw...

How Kids Helped Save the Rainforest

What would you do if you saw your backyard being destroyed?  What if your backyard actually was the rainforest in Costa Rica?  In 1999, in Manuel Antonio, two 9-year-old girls decided that was wrong, and they decided to do...

A Community Organization Introduces a Cash-Free Economy

In the spirit of a "gifting" or "sharing" economy, dozens of people gather regularly to offer their services, and make non-financial requests in a way that more closely resembles a natural ecosystem. “I believe we can teach humanity to be...

Washing Your Clothes is now an Environmental Concern

Sherri Mason, a professor at State University New York, has been studying aquatic pollution in the U.S. Great Lakes for several years.  But for the first time ever, she found synthetic fibers woven into the gastrointestinal tracts of fish...

New Law Being Issued to Protect Costa Rican Children

Recently there have been more and more stories in the news about the serious problems children are facing these days due to bullying.  If the bullying becomes so threatening or the child feels they have no support, we are...

Radical Natural Healing – Part 3

The previous two postings in the article series, Radical Natural Healing, featured the Costa Rican journeys and life of local artist, visionary, holistic healer, and educator – Zahrah's.  Readers learned of Zahrah’s bold move to Costa Rica, her experience living...

Italy makes a Bold Decision

Spraying of Roundup in public areas such as gardens, courtyards, roadways, sports fields, recreational areas, areas outside of schools, and other green space has now been banned in Italy.  They have also banned the practice of spraying before harvesting,...

Costa Rica has the Cleanest Energy Matrix in the World

In July of this year, a report published by a French organization, Organization Ren21, revealed that Costa Rica has been recognized as the country where its energy matrix uses the largest share of renewable resources.   Ren21 is a non-profit global...

Yoga Flexibility & Mobility with Gokulacandra

Yoga is not Sanskrit for stretching; it actually means to join or unite.  Yoga is a combined spiritual, mental, and physical practice.  Most yoga poses focus on flexibility and strength, and each pose involves different groups of muscle functioning...
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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...
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