Costa Rica and Ecuador Pushing for Increased Hammerhead Shark Protection

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Costa Rica and Ecuador each filed motions for protective measures at international level to two species of hammerhead...

Costa Rica Will Cut the Lights on Saturday for ‘Earth Hour’

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Ricans plan to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday night to join "Earth Hour"...

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...

Costa Rica Gets Tough on Shark Fin Imports

Costa Rica's president, Laura Chinchilla, signed a decree that tightens controls on imports of shark fins, in order to combat illegal practice known as...

Cities take steps to control litter on beaches

by M. ALFARO XIMENAThe municipalities of the most visited beaches of the country stepped up measures to control the flood of waste deposited by...

Four arrested in Costa Rica shark fin poaching operation

Four Costa Ricans were arrested yesterday morning by the National Coast Guard (NG) on suspicion of killing sharks at sea for their fins.Authorities seized...

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...

Top UN official confident richer nations will renew vows to curb carbon emissions

DURBAN, South Africa - The Associated Press. The top UN climate official said Saturday she is confident industrial countries will renew their pledges to cut...

Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Conservation Area releases green turtle nesting stats

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - From November of 2012 to May 2013, 1,933 green turtles nested on Isla San Jose in the Guanacaste...

Plans for Genetically Modified Seeds Spur Protest

Close to one hundred people gathered in front of the Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia (MAG) in San Jose on Tuesday, November 6, to...
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