Recycling in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, known for its biodiversity, national parks, and thriving eco-tourism, has a severe municipal solid waste management (MSWM) problem that threatens the health...

Conservation on the Osa Peninsula:

Costa Rica is making continuous strides in conservation! Learn how individuals and visitors can get involved in keeping this country beautiful! The Osa Peninsula is home...

Sustainable Living in Costa Rica

Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth Mann Sustainable living is a lifestyle with the goal to reduce the usage of natural resources through a change in transportation, energy...

Costa Rica Nominated for Conservation Award

Costa Rica has been nominated for the international Future Policy Award, a prize honoring legislation that protects forests and ensures better living conditions for current and future generations.

Banana sector expected to rebound in 2010

by MARVIN S. BARQUEROBanana growers expect a strong upturn in the industry this year, which will lead to an estimated harvest of 107 million...

Costa Rica’s Wildlife Act Banning Sport Hunting Waiting for Chinchilla’s Signature

The jaguar, tapir, caiman and songbirds are now more protected in Costa Rica, thanks to a new law proposed and driven by its own...

Environmentalists Call for New Fishing Regulations in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A group of environmental organizations has called on the Costa Rican government to reform the National Institute of...

Project to Install a Cableway in Chirripó Raises Serious Concerns

The Municipal Council of Perez Zeledón will have to face three considerable obstacles if it insists on building a Municipal Cableway in the Chirripó...

Two new transparent shrimp discovered

by ALEJANDRA VARGAS MTwo new species of transparent mini-shrimp were discovered by scientists at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) in the waters off...

Parking lot in San Jose to be environmental example

Felipe Lang is the administrator of Tata Parking, located in the Don Bosco neighborhood of San Jose. At first glance one might think that...