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    Costa Rica houses new energy program

    By Shane Brennan Imagine a 12-day excursion down to Costa Rica where you could find not only beautiful beaches, but also college credit awaiting your arrival. This is the vision of three University students heading the Entrepreneurial Renewable Energy Project, a...

    Environmental changes and investing?

    In Costa Rica, coffee growers have been forced to plant at higher and higher altitudes in recent years; this fall's crop in Columbia is expected to be down substantially due to heavy rainfall. July's harvest was down by nearly...

    President Arias to speak at U.N. summit in New York on climate change

    Costa Rican President Oscar Arias will take part with 25 other heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama, on Sept. 22 for a climate change summit at the United Nations in New York City. The U.N. Secretariat selected Arias...

    Carbon Controversies in Costa Rica

    Does the Model Central American Country Live Up to its Big Green Reputation, Particularly When It Comes to Climate Control? Everyone needs something to believe in, and for many Latin American progressives, that something for years has been Costa...

    Sandpoint students help turtles in Costa Rica

    Sandpoint Middle School eighth-grade student Devan Fitzpatrick has a pretty good idea what profession she wants to pursue when she is older. But just to be sure, she thought she should investigate it a little further, so she signed...

    New Frog Species Discovered in Costa Rica

    University of Costa Rica scientists discovered a new species of frog in a mountainous region of their country. The frog is about 2 cm. in length and lives in the Altamira-Valle de Silencio area at an altitude of around...

    Indigenous People Sidelined

    SAN JOSÉ, IPS) - The Diquís dam, the largest hydroelectric project in Central America, is worrying indigenous communities because Costa Rica’s state power company has excluded them from the decision-making process, in spite of international treaties that stipulate that...

    Recycling plans begin in Costa Rican cities

    Costa Rican cities are starting to see yellow recycling containers. The goal – to capture plastic bottles, newspapers, aluminum cans and paper cartons. Costa Rica's waste management plans are expected to improve dramatically over the next year, providing new opportunities...

    Water Trading keep it Simple

    One year and a continent apart, two very different communities embarked on two very similar yet revolutionary ecosystem marketing schemes. by Alice Kenny New York City and the Costa Rican Paradise of Heredia each embarked on pioneering efforts to harvest the...

    Costa Rica, environmentalism, economic growth

    Liberia, Costa Rica » Sailing down Costa Rica's Tempisque River on an eco-tour, I watched a crocodile devour a bass with one gulp. It took only a few seconds. The croc's head emerged from the muddy waters near the...
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