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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Poas Volcano Lake May Evaporate Completely in Coming Months

The National Seismological Network (RSN) warned that the lake in the Poas Volcano could disappear entirely in the next few months, if weather conditions...

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 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...

Costa Rica to Create Virtual Atlas of its Rich Biodiversity

The Government and academic and scientific institutions of Costa Rica will work in the coming months to create a virtual atlas of biodiversity of...
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