Energy saving campaign set to launch

by TCRN Staff The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is launching a campaign to save energy, with the intent to reduce consumption by 120 megawatts. The...

Cataloging the biodiversity of Coco Island

by TCRN Staff Scientists from the Universidad Nacional (UNA) discovered six new species of ferns in Isla del Coco, a finding that joined the list...

Global ban on bluefin tuna receives Costa Rican Support

by TCRN Staff Costa Rica will lead its support this month in Qatar, Middle East, where the initiative to help stem overfishing of Bluefin tuna. This...

New geothermal power plant over half complete

by TCRN Staff The 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 TCRN The 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 Staff A 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 Staff The 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 Staff A 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 Mann The Cloudless Sulphur butterfly can be found from southern United States, through Central America, Costa Rica, to the northern part of Argentina....
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