Cloudy Pools, Disease Ridden Waters, and Zika Amongst Olympic Health Concerns

Members of the Austrailian Olympic swim team have requested that officials in Rio do something about the state of the aquatics facilities if they...

New Laws Prompt Italian Supermarkets to Donate Unsold Food

Italy joins a group of countries that encourage supermarkets to give unsold food away to the needy after the Italian Government backed a series...

The incredible power of aromatherapy

When you're in a bad mood, what do people typically advise you to do? Take a deep breath in, and breathe out - but...

Hummus Among Other Dips Less Healthy Than We Think

For years hummus and other dips like it have been marketed as a light snack with health benefits. However, recent studies have surfaced revealing...

How to become a sustainable city

Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept...

Animal Rights Law Passes in Costa Rica

After being stalled in Costa Rica's legislative assembly for months an animal welfare bill has finally been passed by President Solís' administration. Up until...

Popular Insecticide Doubles as Contraceptive in Bees

According to a recent study one of the world's most widely used insecticide doubles as a dangerous contraceptive in male bees. Neonicotinoid pesticides reduce...

Women from Leon XIII Clean Up Their Community

Some 50 members of The Association of Improvement in Leon XIII participated in the cleaning of the community of Garabito as a part of...

Lack of fear of Zika is main risk in combating the virus

There is a lack of fear of Zika among the Costa Rican population, which has created problems in avoiding the spread of the virus. Citizens'...

Why tea is a healthier alternative to natural energy than coffee

All over the world people seek ways to "hack" their internal energy system. Some people turn to soda drinks like Coca Cola or Pepsi...
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