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    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...

    Costa Rica Fisheries In Danger

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - High rates of poverty, poor access to education and competition with large international tuna vessels have local Costa Rican fishermen in a situation that its members consider urgent and requires government assistance."The fisherman...

    Environmentalist Jairo Mora’s Murder Intended to "scare"

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The murder of environmentalist Jairo Mora, was intended to "scare", said a judicial source connected with the case and who requested anonymity.Apparently, those responsible for the death of environmentalist wanted to intimidate him...

    Government of Costa Rica Received Criticism for the Murder of Environmentalist

    This week the Government of Costa Rica has received a barrage of criticism for the murder of environmentalist Jairo Mora, while protecting turtles. There had been threats from turtle poachers and traffickers on the beaches of the province of...
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    Do You Want to Know the Officials Who Govern Your Local Community in Costa Rica?

    At the municipal level in Costa Rica, each person has between 23 and 35 local authorities.The number sounds a...
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