More

    Environment

    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...

    Japan to Provide $ 100 Million for Environmental Projects in Costa Rica

    The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), will provide $ 100 million for two state banks Costa Rica finance environmental projects to enable the country achieve its goal of being carbon neutral by 2021.Costa Rican Ministry of Environment and...

    New App Shows Costa Rican Biodiversity

    New app will help Tourists to better understand and locate about 500 species in Costa Rica.The app is called Touit named after a national bird Touits costarricensis The application can be downloaded for free by logging on to www.touit.cr...

    Canadian Mining Industry Continues to Face Opposition in Central America

    Canadian mining operations have faced fierce opposition from numerous Latin America countries and communities over the past decade continuing most recently in Guatemala and Costa Rica.In 2008 a Latin American independent report, Investing in Conflict—Public Money, Private Gain: Goldcorp...

    The Economic and Natural Benefits of Costa Rica’s Coral Reefs

    Costa Rica’s majestic coral reefs, covering approximately 970 km2 of the seabed, have multiple benefits for nature but especially significant economic value.The Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA), , shows that 97% of coral reefs are endangered by human...

    Advanced Radar Monitoring System for Cocos Island Region

    Earlier this year it was announced that Cocos Island National Park would be the first place to have a radar for surveillance system of 15 radars installed to monitor the seas around the island to address problems such as...

    Jaguar Population Could be Endangered by Hunting in Corcovado

    After the Ministry of Environment and Energy says there is a decline of jaguars in Corcovado making environment authorities pay more attention to the problem, which they feel could be associated with the hunting of wild pigs in the...

    Scientists Use Floating Bus Searching for Manatees at Costa Rica Panama Border Waters

    A team of scientists is using a floating bus to search for the last remaining manatees in the Caribbean waters around the Panama-Costa Rica border as part of a project to protect the endangered marine mammals that inspired the...

    Absence of Law Threatens Water in Costa Rica

    The absence of a modern law that protects water resources is one of the main threats to the water in Costa Rica, said the environmental sector at the World Water Day conference.The Environmental Federation (FECON) said the expansion of...

    Costa Rica Joins Earth Hour on March 23

    This March 23, 8:30 to 9:30 pm celebrates Earth Hour. This global initiative, created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) aims to raise public awareness about the need for action on climate change.Earth Hour broke all records in 2012,...
    - Advertisement -spot_img

    Latest News

    Seeking a New Lifestyle: From Canada to Costa Rica

    In the sun-kissed beach town of Jaco, nestled in the province of Puntarenas, Luke Shantz and Stephanie Sitt, two...
    Language »