Honduras and Costa Rica Propose Protections for Hammerheads

Fish News EU - The governments of Honduras and Costa Rica have today proposed protections for scalloped hammerhead sharks under the Convention on International Trade...

Recycling in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, known for its biodiversity, national parks, and thriving eco-tourism, has a severe municipal solid waste management (MSWM) problem that threatens the health...

How Bad are Plastic Water Bottles for Your Health, Really?

In 2008, Americans drank nearly 9 billion gallons of bottled water, which is second only to soft drinks as the largest beverage type in...

80 Costa Rican Beaches Received Ecological Blue Flag

A total of 80 beaches from all over the country received the ecological blue flag award during the 16th ceremony of the Ecological Blue...

Sloth Sanctuary Thrives in Costa Rica

Just off the coast of Costa Rica's picturesque Caribbean sea and nestled in the Cahuita National Park lies an animal sanctuary dedicated to protecting...

Sloth Photobombs Students in Woodlands of Costa Rica

This critter was ready for its closeup! A sloth with impeccable timing poked its head directly in front of a camera lens as the device...

Investing in Latin America’s Green Energy Growth Market

Biofuels is on the rise… again. The first time some painful lessons were learned for fast-in investors. This time the focus is on second...

Help Preserve Endangered Turtle Eggs in Costa Rica

Among tropical rainforest countries, Costa Rica has one of the most ambitious turtle conservation programs, but there is always a shortage of volunteers to...
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Moveover, Meercats! Lazy? Sloths are a lot Livelier Than you Think

There’s an upside-down world in a sleepy corner of Costa Rica, Central America, where laziness is a virtue, not a sin: a sanctuary – the only one in the...

The Joy of Learning Local Names for Costa Rican Wildlife

An exciting challenge awaiting all Costa Rican visitors and transplants is learning the names of the flora and fauna of their adopted country. The...
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