Costa Rica Environmentalists Outraged at Permits Allowing Hammerhead Shark Fins to be Exported

Costa Rica's INCOPESCA and System for Conservation Areas (SINAC), has given permission for the export of hammerhead fins, a protected shark species.One of these...

Wind energy catches on throughout Central AmericaEnergía eólica gana popularidad en Centroamérica

With oil prices fluctuating wildly and global warming a growing threat, eco-friendly wind turbines – once an unfamiliar sight in Central America – are...

United Nations Forum Highlights Costa Rica as a Pioneer in Forest Protection

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today praised Costa Rica as "a global example in forest...
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2018 Could Be the Year of Consolidation for Electric Cars in Costa Rica

Say goodbye to gas stations, oil changes, filters, maintenance of the exhaust system, and spark plugs. Now it will depend 100% on electricity and...

Costa Rica houses new energy program

By Shane BrennanImagine a 12-day excursion down to Costa Rica where you could find not only beautiful beaches, but also college credit awaiting your...

Panama – first Central American country to restrict longlining

PANAMA CITY, Panama and FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., USA – After banning commercial purse seining from its waters in July, the Republic of Panama has...

Costa Rica Projects Promote Carbon Neutrality

In order to get Costa Ricans to achieve a significant reduction in their carbon emissions, two programs were presented last Thursday which seek to...

Honey Import Doubled Due to Environmental Changes

The few rains and strong winds have affected the Honey production in Costa Rica; this situation endangers to the apiaries (bee keepers) owners and...

Costa Rica Hosting International Forum on Sustainable Tourism

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – From November 3rd through 6th, Costa Rica will host the fourth edition of the international conference, Planet People...

Marviva Calls for Greater Sustainability for the Shrimp Sector

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Marviva Foundation has asked the government to create an interagency commission to address the situation of the shrimp...
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