The Earth Charter in Costa Rica

The Earth Charter Initiative (ECI), located in Costa Rica, began with an excellent vision but limited intent. It provides an “ethical framework for the...

Costa Rica Investments in Bio-fuel, and Sustainable Agro Developments

Central America and especially Costa Rica has seen a large surge in Biofuel initiative. There new Biofuel cooperative projects, intercropping (with food and oil...
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Environmental Tourism in Costa Rica

‘Pura Vida!’ translating literally from Spanish as ‘Pure Life’ is the motto by which most Costa Ricans live by. Lovingly known as the ‘ticos’,...

Weed to Wonder Fuel? Jatropha Draws Biofuel Investors — and Questions

The Plants Can Grow on Marginal Land, But Will Marginal Land Be Used? By Dave Levitan, InsideClimate News Apr 13, 2010 In the world of biofuels, the...

Top UN official confident richer nations will renew vows to curb carbon emissions

DURBAN, South Africa - The Associated Press. The top UN climate official said Saturday she is confident industrial countries will renew their pledges to cut...

Bhutan holds a 4-nation climate summit

THIMPHU (IDN) - Keen to guard its ranking as Asia's happiest country, Bhutan has hosted a climate summit and an international symposium accompanied by...

Wind energy catches on throughout Central AmericaEnergía eólica gana popularidad en Centroamérica

With oil prices fluctuating wildly and global warming a growing threat, eco-friendly wind turbines – once an unfamiliar sight in Central America – are...

Limon to host Costa Rica’s first carbon neutrality centreLimón tendrá primer centro de carbono...

San José Costa Rica. The Experimental Station "Los Diamantes", in Limon, will soon be declared to be the first Government owned farm to reach...

Jatropha Biodiesel

"Jatropha seeds have great performance to produce high quality oil, the plantation is perennial, and adapts well." This has been the conclusion of the...

Renewable energy on the rise in Latin America and CaribbeanEnergía renovable en aumento en...

Washington, D.C., U.S.A. – Latin America and the Caribbean are the world’s cleanest regions when it comes to energy sources. Renewable sources meet 30% of...
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