Empowering Local Communities Through Carbon Credits

Under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), carbon offset schemes are limited to afforestation and reforestation. Heavily forested countries like Brazil, Cameroon, Costa...

Fifco Aspires to Be the First “Positive Water” Company in Costa Rica

Florida Ice and Farm Company (Fifco), through its Florida Bebidas division, became the 1st company to be "Neutral Water" in Central America in 2012,...

FAO: Deforestation is not necessary to produce more food

Agriculture is still the main cause of deforestation around the world, and it is necessary to promote more positive interactions between agriculture and the forests...

El Nino has ended, but La Nina could return this year

Since 2015, the weather phenomenon El Nino has caused floods and droughts around the world. It ended in May of this year, but La...

A Goal for Copenhagen

Few seem willing to address the issue openly, but one of the toughest issues to address when delegates gather in Copenhagen in December for...

The “Ethos” of a Higher State for Mankind

The evolution of mankind has been determined over time and based on scientific studies. We are beings composed of the biological but also made...

Costa Rica takes leading role in Biofuels

The Costa Rica Seed Company has achieved great success in 2008 and has established themselves as Jatropha Biofuel leaders in North & Central America. The...

Action for Rivers

 A National and International CelebrationMarch 14th was the International Day of Action for RiversCosta Rica is commemorating the International Day of Action for Rivers by...

Hundreds Gather in San José Against Pineapple Expansion

May 15th World Agriculture Day in Costa Rica Hundreds gather in San José against Pineapple expansion March of the Spheres attracted quite a crowdThe main point...

Sustainable Exports are Key to the Future of Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – International consumers who buy Costa Rican products are increasingly aware of the environmental impact of their lifestyles.These days...
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