New geothermal power plant over half complete

by TCRN StaffThe construction of a new geothermal power plant in Liberia, Guanacaste, is now 55% complete, according to the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad...

Elizabeth’s Secret Garden Stays Eco in Costa Rica Jungles

by Elizabeth Mann - Eco Writer for TCRNThe first six days of my Costa Rica tour, I stayed with an eco community living up...

Litigation slows construction of new hydroelectric dam Toro III

by TCRN StaffA conflict over expropriation has slowed the construction of the hydroelectric plant Toro III and raised its cost by $ 2 million.The...

Earthquake Triology

by TCRN StaffThe third earthquake above 5.0-magnitude in the past two days, struck Costa Rica on Saturday morning however the quake and volcano observation...

Diseases, Defects, and Injuries of Butterflies in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica rainforests, butterflies with defects soon become part of the food chain. When raising caterpillars and butterflies inside an enclosed area, injuries...

Banana crop gets safeguarded by science

By TCRN StaffA small laboratory in Pavas developed a molecule, originating from microorganisms, which activates the defense system of banana plants and "vaccinates" it...

Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly’s Survival In Costa Rica

By Elizabeth MannThe Cloudless Sulphur butterfly can be found from southern United States, through Central America, Costa Rica, to the northern part of Argentina....

Eco-friendly countries combine to demand action at climate talks

A group comprising six environmentally-friendly nations has urged policymakers to agree on a deal at the Copenhagen Climate Change summit.The consortium is made up...

Costa Rica’s answers to fight climate change

The tiny country of Costa Rica has giant plans to help change the world for the better, but for that to happen, serious issues...

The Long-tailed Skipper in Costa Rica

By Elizabeth MannThis beautiful butterfly is one of the largest skippers. Skippers are smaller than common butterflies and usually feed on grass. Skippers were...
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