Costa Rica Looks to Become First Latin American Country to Ban Hunting for Sport

The protection of Costa Rica biodiversity wins land slide vote this weekThe Costa Rica government lawmakers took steps this week to be the first...

UCR and UNA sail on an expedition to Isla del Coco

by ALEJANDRA VARGAS MScientists at the University of Costa Rica and the National University set sail yesterday to Cocos Island aboard the tourist boat...

Costa Rica Nominated for Conservation Award

Costa Rica has been nominated for the international Future Policy Award, a prize honoring legislation that protects forests and ensures better living conditions for current and future generations.

Trails in National Parks will be Demarcated for the Convenience of Tourists

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- New fares and schedules in Costa Rica´s National Parks will be set according to the degree of difficulty and...

Let´s give our planet a hand

Earth Day: Raising Environmental AwarenessIn a corner of the Milky Way a blue planet orbits a yellow dwarf sun. Home to several billion human...

United Biofuels of America Hosts the Second Jatropha Harvest Experience in Costa Rica

The Jatropha Harvest Experience was held in Costa Rica, April 7 – 10, 2010. This event developed by United Biofuels of America (UBA), is...

Important Reforestation Project in Costa Rica´s Rain Forests

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In Perez Zeledon, hundreds of citizens have planted 110,000 native trees as part of a project to protect...

National Government Issues a Directive to Prohibit the Use of Plastics and Stereophone in...

Costa Rica's government issued a directive to prohibit the use of plastic and polystyrene (stereophone) in all public institutions.President Carlos Alvarado and the Minister...

Climate Change and this Year’s El Niño Effecting Costa Rica Amphibians

Costa Rica’s biodiversity is world renounced having approximately 5% of the worlds biodiversity, but climate change and in particular this years El Niño is...

Hydroelectric Plant on Cocos Island on Schedule for Completion by 2015

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The construction of the hydroelectric plant on the Cocos Island National Park is completed by 30% and expected...
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