Decision on Genetically Modified Corn in Costa Rica Next Week

Costa Rica News - The possible arrival of genetically modified national soil last year sparked a series of demonstrations and debates. The decision is...

Costa Rica Opens Solar Power Project in 2012 More Plans for 2013

Costa Rica News - In late 2012 Costa Rica opened the first large scale solar power plant in Bagaces, Guanacaste. The solar project is comprised...

Protecting the Mystical Jaguar

Costa Rica News - The Jaguar, revered for its hunting prowess and strength, feared for the same reasons, the secretive and elusive jaguar came...

Costa Rica Leads in Payments for Environmental Services (PES)

Costa Rica is a leader in payments for environmental services (PES) and has established compensation landowners for protecting conserving their local environments. Protecting biodiversity...

Costa Rica’s Wildlife Act Banning Sport Hunting Waiting for Chinchilla’s Signature

The jaguar, tapir, caiman and songbirds are now more protected in Costa Rica, thanks to a new law proposed and driven by its own...

World Bank for a Carbon Fund Selects Costa Rica

This month Costa Rica became the first choice for World Bank for a Carbon Fund, allowing access to $63 million for the Payment Program...

Honduras and Nicaragua Among Countries Most Affected by Climate Change

Central America News - Honduras and Nicaragua are two the countries that were most affected by climate change between 1990 and 2010, according to...

Campaign Against GMO’s Continues with Multi-Day Walk

In an ongoing effort to prevent the introduction of genetically modified corn seeds (GMO) into Costa Rica, a nine-day "Walk to Defend Our Corn"...

Costa Rica Working to Preserve Biodiversity through Corridor Maintenance

Approximately 214 species of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and corals, are seeing their numbers threatened. Because of deforestation, separated pockets or islands remain isolated...

Plans for Genetically Modified Seeds Spur Protest

Close to one hundred people gathered in front of the Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia (MAG) in San Jose on Tuesday, November 6, to...
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