Costa Rica, environmentalism, economic growth

Liberia, Costa Rica » Sailing down Costa Rica's Tempisque River on an eco-tour, I watched a crocodile devour a bass with one gulp. It...

The Search for the Rare Blue Morpho in Costa Rica

Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth MannFor a year one of my dreams had been to see and film the Blue Morpho butterfly in its natural habitat....
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Pesticides in Coffee Plantation on the Brink of Phase-Out

Nowadays, the country is about to take a stance to a pesticide called Glyphosphate in order to boost the sustainable production of a coffee...

Oil and gas create conflict near Isla Bolanos

Executive summary:Having the right to exploit the potential multi-million dollar deposits of oil and gas below the Pacific Ocean could be one of the...

Costa Rica and Canada fight climate change

Costa Rica and Canada are in talks. They expect to work together to reduce climate change and achieve the agreement signed in Paris last...
Arenal Volcano and the Cloud Forest

How Do We Face Alajuela’s Seismic Swarm?

In the last few days near Tenorio Volcano, there has been a series of telluric movements putting the region's inhabitants in an alert status....

GREEN COSTA RICA

Costa Rica has positioned itself well on the world stage as an "always green" country.  It is often recognized as an "ecological country" just...

‘Extinct’ Costa Rican Volcano Being Re-examined for Activity

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Volcanologists of the National Seismological Network (RSN) have begun early research on the Chato volcano, located southeast of...

Bird Watcher’s Guide to Paradise:

The magnificent and bio-diverse area of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is home to roughly 463 different species of birds! That makes this area incredibly...

Giant 5-Ton Sloth Inhabited Costa Rica’s Territory 7 Million Years Ago

A giant sloth, weighing 5 or 6 tons, and whose stature could exceed twice that of a human being, was part of prehistoric Costa...
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