Other Serious Consequences due to Turrialba Eruptions

Costa Rica sits on the infamous Ring of Fire.  Which means there are 6 active volcanoes and 61 dormant or extinct ones in the...

Costa Rica Seeks to Produce Environmentally-Friendly Coffee

Here we introduce the production project called NAMA-Café, an eco-competitive and low carbon coffee. More than 3,000 people, including producers and technicians, have been...

For Junior Zookeepers, Costa Rica Trip Provides Glimpse of the Real Thing

Costa Rica - (AP) — The simulated rainforest at Miller Park Zoo is fun to visit, but nothing beats the real thing.Once every two...

New Research Facility in Reserva Playa Tortuga

TCRN STAFFReserva Playa Tortuga has a new research facility located just over the bridge in front of Ojochal in the old Joe’s coffee shop....

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...

Forecast of high waves on the Pacific coast

If you plan to visit the beaches on the Pacific coast of the country, be careful, because starting tomorrow there is a forecast of...

Study Reveals Costa Rica Harbors More Manatees Than Previously Thought

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Tortuguero National Park, the National Wildlife Refuge Barra del Colorado, and La Amistad Conservation Area in the Caribbean...

Costa Rica, environmentalism, economic growth

Liberia, Costa Rica » Sailing down Costa Rica's Tempisque River on an eco-tour, I watched a crocodile devour a bass with one gulp. It...

Central America Develops Energy Efficient Lighting Plan to Save $400 Million Annually

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Central America aims to save at least $400 million per year through an initiative arising from the use...
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The Costa Rica News supports Earth Hour

On Saturday March 26 The Costa Rica News took part in the Earth Hour 2011 event, and switched off electricity for the evening to help save the climate.
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