Caminos de Osa rural tourism

Caminos de Osa: a perfect combination of tourist development and respect for nature Awarded in the 21st edition of Best Active Tourist Product contest organized by the Spanish...
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Oceans: Hammerhead Sharks Need Protection

Two Caribbean nations moved to try and protect threatened hammerhead sharks from overfishing under an international trade agreement. Costa Rica and Honduras listing scalloped hammerhead...

International Agreement To Safeguard Marine Life

The Presidents from Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Columbia announced an agreement reached recently to increase the protection of some of the world’s most biodiverse...

Washing Your Clothes is now an Environmental Concern

Sherri Mason, a professor at State University New York, has been studying aquatic pollution in the U.S. Great Lakes for several years.  But for...

The Surfers Guide:

Surfing is one of the ways that visitors and locals experience the Osa Peninsula in a unique way. Paddling out to catch the fresh rays...

400 Year Old Shark Is Now The Oldest Living Veterbrate

A team of researchers from The University of Copenhagen conducted a study on the greenland shark, the largest fish in the North Arctic waters...

Save the Turtles: Sea Turtle Conservancy in Tortuguero

"Tortuguero" means "region of turtles" in Spanish, which fits the area perfectly. If you love turtles and are as fascinated with their nesting habits...

El Nino has ended, but La Nina could return this year

Since 2015, the weather phenomenon El Nino has caused floods and droughts around the world. It ended in May of this year, but La...

New Species of Whale Discovered in Bering Sea

Space is often considered the final frontier, but planet earth's oceans are a much greater mystery. Today it is estimated that nearly 95% of...

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...