Environment

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi, Dipsadidae), which had only been seen previously in Panama. This reptile was found in Drake...

Costa Rican Deputies Pass Bill to Regulate Single-Use Plastics

With the vote of 39 deputies, the N° 20,985 file that regulates the use of single-use plastics became a Law of the Republic of Costa Rica. This initiative was undervalued by some sectors as...

“Eco-Drive” Program Trained 2,300 Drivers in Cost Reduction and Environmental Impact

Hay 2,300 conductores de flotas de 24 compañías costarricenses que fueron capacitados en reducción de costos bajo el programa gratuito Eco-Drive. El programa tiene como objetivo mejorar la eficiencia del combustible y reducir el impacto ambiental negativo , así como prevenir accidentes de tráfico

Costa Rica Hosted The IV World Forum Of Low Carbon Cities

Costa Rica hosted for the first time the IV World Forum of Low Carbon Cities, this October 23 and 24 in the city of San José, whose objective was to disseminate knowledge and promote innovative solutions that collectively build new cities that are resilient to climate change.

Use of Agrochemicals Impacts Bee Populations in Costa Rica!

To public opinion, in general; to the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, and his cabinet staff in particular…

Costa Rica Progresses Successfully Towards a Carbon Emission-Free Agriculture

A preparatory meeting for the United Nations Convention on Climate Change Conference (COP25) was carried out by Costa Rica, as part of the country’s plan to create a low-carbon emissions economy.

Women in Struggle for Free-Fumigation Seeds

In Costa Rica, rural and indigenous women are threatened by the dispossession of one of the most precious assets: the seeds. This is due to a bill and a presidential decree that seek to control, privatize and...

Costa Rica’s Energy Challenge

At 5:30 am of any workday, you get up, turn on the radio or television, and get ready to do your housework. As usual, you make coffee, heat food in the microwave, and go to take a...

Costa Rica Is the Country with the Best Nature in the World

The World Economic Forum (WEF) declared that Costa Rica is the country with the best nature in the world. Here are some of the reasons that explain such a decision and the beauty that attracts thousands of...

Unusual White Toucan Is Photographed in Guápiles

Carlos Bolaños, a Costa Rican photographer, managed to find an unusual, yet beautiful, white toucan after a long time of watching. Carlos found the animal in Guápiles and managed to take great photos of such a special...
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5 Secret Beaches You Should Visit In Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known worldwide for having spectacular beaches and being a tropical paradise. However, there are...
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Want Innovative and Creative Entrepreneurship? Come to Costa Rica

Costa Rica's commitment to economic growth and social development has driven its focus towards diversification, creating strong sectors in advanced manufacturing. Today,...

Top Asia to America Destinations

From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...
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