Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge in Manuel Antonio

Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth MannFincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge is a 25 acre private wildlife refuge which features various nature exhibits and trails. It is located...

Sustainable Living in Costa Rica

Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth Mann Sustainable living is a lifestyle with the goal to reduce the usage of natural resources through a change in transportation, energy...

Tapanti National Park in Costa Rica

Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth MannTapanti National Park in Costa Rica is located on the edge of the Talamanca Range, near Cartago. The park contains 45...

Costa Rica plants trees for World Environment Day

By CATERINA L. ELIZONDOAn initiative conceived by EARTH University graduates in different countries brought together thousands of volunteers around the world for the goal...

Two new transparent shrimp discovered

by ALEJANDRA VARGAS MTwo new species of transparent mini-shrimp were discovered by scientists at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) in the waters off...

Electronic waste threatens water, fish and the country’s health

by JAIRO VILLEGAS S.The aquifers, fish and people of Costa Rica are exposed to contamination by heavy metals released by technological garbage.If these computers,...

The Turrialba Volcano of Costa Rica

Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth MannThe Turrialba Volcano was named after the region in which it is located in the Turrialba county, Cartago. The volcano is...

Latin American countries opposed to whaling meet in Costa Rica

Eleven Latin American countries, advocates of a total ban on whaling, meet on Tuesday in Costa Rica to define its position at the next...

Foreign studies question Costa Rica’s green image

by SERGIO ARCE A.Two foreign studies are challenging the image of Costa Rica as a destination for environmentally sustainable, and even exotic paradise, due...

New geothermal plant could hurt carbon neutrality goals

by MERCEDES R. AGUEROThe Garabito thermal power plant complicates the goal of Costa Rica to become the first carbon neutral country in the world...
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