A Beginner’s Guide to Birdwatching in Costa Rica

Costa Rica attracts visitors from faroff corners of the world for a variety of reasons: excellent surfing, beautiful landscapes, peaceful populace, tropical climate. Not...

Costa Rica’s Sportfishing and Tourism Commission adds TBF’s conservation director among its seven board...

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica --- Costa Rica, one of the world’s premier sportfishing destinations, has named Herbert Nanne, and Monica Gutierrez to the country’s...

Get to Know Costa Rica’s Tropical Fruit

A common gripe about living in Costa Rica is the repetitive food. There’s a certain comfort in always being able to stop by your...

Double Jeopardy: Tuna and Billfish

MIAMI – July 25, 2011 – A new study by top global fisheries experts presents an alarming assessment of several economically important fish populations. The...

Wind energy: how it works

By Mary Jones, TheCostaRicaNews.comWind is a result from the uneven heating of the Earth by the sun and the fact temperatures are always attempting...

Reforestation and Turtle Patrols on the Osa Peninsula

Since our previous report in February, the Frontier Osa project has continued with their important environmental work, which carries out groundbreaking surveys within Costa Rica's remote habitats, helping to conserve some of the country’s most mysterious creatures.

500 houses to get solar panels as part of clean energy project

As part of a pilot program to promote clean energy, the roofs of 500 homes in Costa Rica will receive solar panels that can produce electricity for the company Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL).

Help plant a tree with Eco Preservation Society May 28-29

Eco Preservation Society (EPS) will have an eco tourism event, Fiesta de Arboles, at the community of El Silencio on the Central Pacific Coast on May 28 and 29.

Ecological farm aims to stand out as a good example in Costa Rica

La Gran Vista Agricultural Ecological Farm is a non-profit project that aims to spread awareness of environmentally sustainable agricultural methods to other farmers in the region.

Over 100 volunteers clean the Tárcoles River in order to protect natural habitats

Around 110 volunteers sponsored by private companies and government institutions cleaned the Tárcoles River on Friday under the coordination of Bridgestone of Costa Rica (BSCR)
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