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    Important Reforestation Project in Costa Rica´s Rain Forests

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In Perez Zeledon, hundreds of citizens have planted 110,000 native trees as part of a project to protect watersheds and promote reforestation of rainforests. The project is called Sowing Water (“Sembrando Agua” in Spanish)...

    Costa Rica: The Only Country in the World that is Home to the Spider-Squirrel Monkey

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)-The Central Pacific area is home to one of the most exotic animals in Costa Rica: the gray crown spider-squirrel monkey. This species can only be found in Costa Rican territory. These monkeys are endangered because...

    1,056 Costa Rican Schools Get Recognition for Environment Protection

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This month 1,056 schools across the country were recognized with the Blue Ecological Flag and 399 won an honorable mention for their preservation actions in favor of Environment Protection. The awards were granted by...

    Costa Rica Getting Rid of Zoo’s Favoring Natural Environmental Awareness

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After almost 95 years the Costa Rica government decided to end the display of caged animals in zoos. Simon Bolivar Zoo was created by decree in 1919 and opened in the heart of the...

    Infinito Industries: The Most Important Law Suit Against Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Gold mining Infinito Industries is ready to fight after their defeat in court.What began as an environmental dispute with an open pit gold mining operation, has led to a full ban on open-pit...

    Shark Fin Poaching Decreasing Shark Population in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The shark population is decreasing at an alarming rate due to "shark finning", which is illegal in Costa Rica, but widely practiced. Shark fins have been big business in Costa Rica for many years...

    Illegal Gold Mining affecting Corcovado National Park

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Illegal gold mining has become a major threat to the Corcovado National Park, in the South Pacific Costa Rica, the largest primary forest biodiversity of Costa Rica, home to the 3% of the...

    Paul Watson Apologizes for Confusing Foreign Minister René Castro

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The leading conservation organization Sea Sheppard headed by Paul Watson, apologized via a posting on its official Facebook page, for a new criticism of the government of Costa Rica said to have held...

    Costa Rica will Credit $200 Million for Clean Energy Transport

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica carriers now have a fund of $200 million for bank loans in order to change buses and taxis vehicles to clean energy. The State Bank of Costa Rica (BCR) announced that resources...

    Costa Rica Banana Industry Working Towards 2021 Carbon Neutral Goal

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica’s banana sector of said that 99% of the fruit farms producing solid waste are handled properly and the industry intends to become carbon neutral by 2021. The data comes from a report...
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