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...

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...
bullying, costa rica

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Poverty in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Calls for National Dialogue on Poverty

According to the Household Survey (ENAHO) done in 2015, it is estimated that 21.8% of households in Costa Rica are living in poverty.  According to the Multidimensional Poverty Index (WPI),...
Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

PRO TIPS FOR COSTA RICA:

Perhaps by now, you have already heard the phrase “Pura Vida” being used frequently.  Hopefully you have a good understanding of the meaning of...

Sea Shepherd Turtle Protection Campaign

The Costa Rican Government is forcing Sea Shepherd to shut down Operation Jairo II, a campaign to protect endangered sea turtles.  Any Sea Shepherd volunteer...
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