Annual Biofuel Conference Set for Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, CR --- (April 7, 2010) The world depends on energy for common, every day activities and much more. Gasoline and diesel are...

Energy saving campaign set to launch

by TCRN StaffThe Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is launching a campaign to save energy, with the intent to reduce consumption by 120 megawatts.The...

Cataloging the biodiversity of Coco Island

by TCRN StaffScientists from the Universidad Nacional (UNA) discovered six new species of ferns in Isla del Coco, a finding that joined the list...

Global ban on bluefin tuna receives Costa Rican Support

by TCRN StaffCosta Rica will lead its support this month in Qatar, Middle East, where the initiative to help stem overfishing of Bluefin tuna.This...

New geothermal power plant over half complete

by TCRN StaffThe construction of a new geothermal power plant in Liberia, Guanacaste, is now 55% complete, according to the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad...

Elizabeth’s Secret Garden Stays Eco in Costa Rica Jungles

by Elizabeth Mann - Eco Writer for TCRNThe first six days of my Costa Rica tour, I stayed with an eco community living up...

Litigation slows construction of new hydroelectric dam Toro III

by TCRN StaffA conflict over expropriation has slowed the construction of the hydroelectric plant Toro III and raised its cost by $ 2 million.The...

Earthquake Triology

by TCRN StaffThe third earthquake above 5.0-magnitude in the past two days, struck Costa Rica on Saturday morning however the quake and volcano observation...

Diseases, Defects, and Injuries of Butterflies in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica rainforests, butterflies with defects soon become part of the food chain. When raising caterpillars and butterflies inside an enclosed area, injuries...

Banana crop gets safeguarded by science

By TCRN StaffA small laboratory in Pavas developed a molecule, originating from microorganisms, which activates the defense system of banana plants and "vaccinates" it...
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