A Vegetarian Among Meat-eating Spiders

For years, scientists were confident about one uniform trait of the world's 40,000 spider species: They were meat-eaters.So you can imagine the eureka moment...

Animals find refuge in Costa Rican rainforest haven

Puerto jiménez, COSTA RICA–Paris Hilton learned the hard way: Kinkajous just don't make good pets. Paris's kink "Baby Luv" lost BFF status when it...

Wind Power in Costa Rica

Inaugurated the first phase of wind farm in Guanacaste which began operating 30 of the 55 turbines that make up the wind farm. For...

A Goal for Copenhagen

Few seem willing to address the issue openly, but one of the toughest issues to address when delegates gather in Copenhagen in December for...

Beetle from Costa Rica named after Charles Darwin

The beetle, named Canthidium (Eucanthidium) darwini, was discovered in a remote and unexplored UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Talamanca Mountains as part of...

Costa Rica houses new energy program

By Shane BrennanImagine a 12-day excursion down to Costa Rica where you could find not only beautiful beaches, but also college credit awaiting your...

Environmental changes and investing?

In Costa Rica, coffee growers have been forced to plant at higher and higher altitudes in recent years; this fall's crop in Columbia is...

President Arias to speak at U.N. summit in New York on climate change

Costa Rican President Oscar Arias will take part with 25 other heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama, on Sept. 22 for a...

Carbon Controversies in Costa Rica

Does the Model Central American Country Live Up to its Big Green Reputation, Particularly When It Comes to Climate Control? Everyone needs something to...

Sandpoint students help turtles in Costa Rica

Sandpoint Middle School eighth-grade student Devan Fitzpatrick has a pretty good idea what profession she wants to pursue when she is older. But just...
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