Costa Rican Scientists Test Enzyme Degrading Pollutants in Rivers

A team of scientists from the Center for Research in Environmental Pollution (CICA) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) will begin experiments with...

Costa Rica´s Biodiversity Includes 5000 New Species

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- Research for the updating of Costa Rica's National Biodiversity Strategy has detected 5,000 new species in the Central American...

New germplasm bank aims to improve citrus in Costa Rica

The Tropical Agricultural Research and Training opened a citrus germplasm bank in order to strengthen this variety of plants against various pests and diseases.

Volunteers Removed 2,400 Kilos of Waste from Guacalillo Beach

The initiative is part of the "Costa Rica Green and Clean" Program and the efforts of the Ocean Conservancy group, which promotes the World...

Rare Volcanic Activity at Poas Volcano

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The outpouring of molten sulphur from the bottom of the lake of Poas Volcano – which floats in...

Jatropha Biodiesel

"Jatropha seeds have great performance to produce high quality oil, the plantation is perennial, and adapts well." This has been the conclusion of the...

200 Trees Will Beautify the Surroundings of the Juan Santamaría Airport

The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) planted 200 trees in the surroundings of the Juan Santamaría Airport, as part of its environmental...

Costa Rican Scientists Discover 15 Meter Molten Crack in the Turrialba Volcano Crater

The 3,200 meter-high Turrialba volcano continues to increase its temperature, amazing visitors and scientist with its eruptive force and stunning show of colors and activity. The...

Costa Rican Experts Call for Cooperation to Ensure the Survival of the Hawksbill Turtle

The Costa Rica News TCRN) - Experts have called for bilateral agreements between Costa Rica and Nicaragua to ensure the survival of the hawksbill...

A Prohibited Plastic 40 Years Ago Is Killing Orcas

The biphenyl-polychloride was a blessing when it began to be used. It has physical and chemical properties that made it a fundamental element of...
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