Common Plant Remedies Your Grandmother May Have Used

Through the ages, from ancient civilizations, indigenous peoples, to even your old grandmother, people have known about the value of plant medicines in curing...

Habitat for Humanity Wants To Build Homes in Costa Rica

Habitat for Humanity, Costa Rica, and local entrepreneurs are joining together in a fundraising campaign to build adequate housing for a group of low-income...

Getting Out Into The Dirt Is Actually Good For You

Did you know there are natural anti-depressants that are found in dirt, and these can actually make you both happier and healthier?  Researchers have found that...

Helping The Environment Right From Your Kitchen

When properly informed on what appliances to buy for your kitchen, you can save energy as well as cash, while helping the environment.When you...

International Agreement To Safeguard Marine Life

The Presidents from Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Columbia announced an agreement reached recently to increase the protection of some of the world’s most biodiverse...

The Humble Turmeric Is Much More Than It Seems

The common spice, turmeric, has been used in Indian medicine for thousands of years, while western medicine is just beginning to recognize its many...

The Jairo Mora Sandoval Award

The Society for Marine Biology Conservation (SCB) recently announced the creation of the Jairo Mora Sandoval Award, named after the murdered Costa Rican environmentalist....

Costa Rica Used 100% Renewable Energy for 299 Days

You probably didn't think it was possible, but it's true.  For 75 days straight in 2015, Costa Rica ran on 100% renewable energy, and...

Changing to an Alkaline Diet can Change Your Health

To stay healthy, it is important to maintain an alkaline environment within your body.  The pH levels in your body have a significant importance...

Energy Efficiency Conference a Great Success

The international Energy Efficiency Conference was a great success, judging by the turnout and the response of those who attended.  The Conference was held...
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