80% of indigenous zika cases concentrated in Puntarenas

Eight of the ten zika cases that have appeared in the country are concentrated in the province of Puntarenas. Of the eleven cantons that form...

100 Million People at Risk of Poverty due to Climate Change

Climate change is not just an environmental issue anymore. The World Bank declared yesterday that unless countries implement immediate “climate-smart development,” over 100 million additional...

Costa Rica and Canada fight climate change

Costa Rica and Canada are in talks. They expect to work together to reduce climate change and achieve the agreement signed in Paris last...

Colombia produces Environmentally Friendly Electric Bus

The electric bus, Andino 18, which began operating March 16th between the Colombian cities of Bogota and Medellin, is a source of inspiration for...

El Nino has ended, but La Nina could return this year

Since 2015, the weather phenomenon El Nino has caused floods and droughts around the world. It ended in May of this year, but La...

“ELECTROLINERAS” IN COSTA RICA

Some years ago in Costa Rica, we dreamed of many inventions that we could only imagine with our minds.  We dreamed of inventions such...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE

This 2016, on Friday, September 30, Costa Rica is invited to participate in the upcoming “Energy Efficiency Conference”.   You may be wondering, “what is...

Costa Rica’s Forests: The Jungle’s Incredible Comeback Story

In the 1980’s Costa Rica found itself in a desperate situation, due to massive deforestation by the timber and livestock industries, the country’s lush...

WHAT TO PACK FOR RAINY SEASON IN COSTA RICA

For such a small country, the diversity is positively stunning.  There are actually 23 climate zones in San Jose alone, and 37 different climate...

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...
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