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La Fortuna, CITTED-UNED, and UNED Sarapiquí Were Awarded with Ecological Blue Flag

The Ecological Blue Flag Program (PBAE) last Thursday awarded 2,773 local committees in 15 categories for their voluntary efforts to protect the environment and...
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Ecological Blue Flag for Costa Rican and Foreign Embassies Around the World

It is known that Costa Rica is a country that has striven to promote ecological activities and development around the world. Some months ago,...

Firefighters of La Fortuna and Zacero receive ecological award, The Blue Flag

Recently the award of The Blue Ecological Flag was dedicated to two Costa Rican firehouses. The staffs situated at the firehouses in La Fortuna,...

80 Costa Rican Beaches Received Ecological Blue Flag

A total of 80 beaches from all over the country received the ecological blue flag award during the 16th ceremony of the Ecological Blue...

Only two of 61 beaches get five-star Blue Flag rating

by LUIS EDO. DIAZ; translation and further editing by TCRN Staff Of the 61 beaches awarded a rating by the Ecological Blue Flag Program (PBAE)...

Do You Know What The National Flag and Pavillion of Costa Rica Mean?

National Pavilion Day of Costa Rica is the day dedicated to honoring the flag that represents us "Ticos". A symbol that we show with...
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Our National Flag: A Source of Pride that Inflates Our Chest with Admiration

The country with the most stable democracy on the continent discloses important details and never before revealed about its national flag; white, blue, and...

National Flag of Costa Rica: Why Do We Love It So Much?

Costa Rica, the country with the most stable democracy on the continent, reveals important and undisclosed details about our beautiful and beloved national flag....

The Blue Morpho Butterfly

By: Elizabeth Mann The Blue Morpho butterfly lives in the tropical rain forests of Latin America from Mexico to Columbia. They are among the largest...

The International Conference on Sustainable Tourism (P3) at Costa Rica

Costa Rica was host to a great international activity during the 5th and 6th of September, “The International Conference on Sustainable Tourism:...

International Conference “Planet, People, Peace” (P3) Will Be Held on September 2019

Every 2 years, Costa Rica brings together exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, who exchange knowledge, visions, success stories, and proposals in...

Tourism: One of the Main Driving Forces of Costa Rica’s Economy

Tourism in Costa Rica is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors of the country. Since 1995 it represents the first source of foreign exchange...

Tortuga Island: A Unique Landscape in Costa Rica

If you are about to go on vacation, one of the options that you definitely should not stop doing is visiting Costa Rica. This...

Water: An Invaluable Treasure

According to the phrase "every drop counts" and, in these times, opening the tap and getting quality water, drinkable, and accessible, it is really...

Inside Look at Tambor Bay Turtles – How local citizens banded together to...

The residents of Tambor never dreamed they had a secret treasure on their beaches arriving year after year. A group of curious, nature-loving residents...

Inside Look at Tambor Bay Turtles: How Local Citizen Banded Together to Save the...

The residents of Tambor never dreamed they had a secret treasure on their beaches arriving year after year. A group of curious, nature-loving residents...

Costa Rica’s 3 Fs: Flavor, Fun, and Fascination

Green landscapes for your enjoyment The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve is a place that, as its Spanish name suggests, looks very green. It is...

EXPOTUR Receives International Declaration of Carbon Neutrality in Costa Rica

Today, May 25th, 2018, a group of 123 volunteers -including 36 foreigners- carried out a symbolic planting of 500 trees in Salitrillos de Montes...
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November 1st: “World Ecology Day”

November 1st is celebrated the World Day of Ecology, to remember throughout the planet the importance of knowing and valuing the relationships that exist...
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Costa Rica A Role Model for Sustainable Tourism to the World

On October 9 to 11, the Sixth International Conference: Planet, People, Peace (P3), the most important international venue on sustainable tourism, will be hosted...

Playa Tamarindo Costa Rica a Paradise in Central America

Tamarindo is a lovely shoreline town, which is similarly tropical heaven and also a Multicultural meeting point. Called by the Forbes Specialized Magazine as...

Do You Accept the Challenge to Slow Climate Change?

What happens when two university students take to the streets with nothing but a white board and a video camera? Parque La Libertad’s “accept...

The World Cup Afterglow Sets in for Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has long been heralded as a vacationer’s dream, with kilometers upon kilometers of untouched beaches, volcanoes...

Virilla River Clean Up Declared a Concern of National Interest

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The National Water Laboratory has declared that waste reduction in the Virilla-Tárcoles basin is a concern of national...

1,056 Costa Rican Schools Get Recognition for Environment Protection

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This month 1,056 schools across the country were recognized with the Blue Ecological Flag and 399 won an...

Cleaning Ballena National Park: Vicinos Naccion Group

A volunteer group, the Vicinos Naccion, has created and implemented a beach cleaning and protection education group for the three beaches of Ballena National Park: Playa Uvita, Playa Colonia, and Playa Pinuelas ecosystems.

Water quality at Playa Guiones for surfers, the Banda Azul and all our wet...

For the 6th year running, Playa Guiones has received its Blue Flag award, certifying the beach and surrounded area ecologically sound with clean safe...

Cities take steps to control litter on beaches

by M. ALFARO XIMENA The municipalities of the most visited beaches of the country stepped up measures to control the flood of waste deposited by...

Tamarindo Beach show marked decrease in pollution

By TCRN Staff Tamarindo beach waters are again suitable for recreation and swimming, following a "substantial" drop in pollution levels. This was revealed by a study...

Isla Del Coco: the Majestic Pearl of Costa Rica

On your next visit to beautiful Costa Rica do not forget to enjoy a few days of relaxation and healthy recreation in...

Take a Look At Some of Costa Rica’s Most Poisonous Animals

There are 18 different varieties of poisonous snakes and some varieties of spiders in Costa Rica. The tarantula poison only causes excoriations, therefore they...

Why Are Ticos So Proud About Their National Symbols?

The National Flag of Costa Rica is tricolor by means of five stripes placed horizontally, one red in the center between two white, each...

Our National Identity and Beautiful Landscapes

Costa Rica is located in a geographical area of great natural wealth that has caused the different countries are devoted to the...

Ecological Artwork Is Created by an Outstanding Professor in Atenas

It all started as a hobby to entertain their daughters. That is how José Fabio Víquez Rodríguez, a resident of Atenas -Costa Rica- and...

16 Diplomats Refuse to Leave the Country and Lock Their Diplomatic Career

A group of 16 diplomats from the Foreign Ministry alter the order for an adequate process of rotation and promotion within the Costa Rican...

Costa Rica Starts 2019 with a Firm Ecological Commitment!

Every year, new collective purposes are taken in Costa Rica to provide greater care to our planet. 2019 began with major initiatives that have...

With Engineers and Satellites Grows Aerospace Industry in Costa Rica

The presence of Costa Rican engineers at NASA, the launch of the 1st satellite with the national flag and the creation of a specialized...

Christmas in the World: Traditions and Curiosities

Some people use mistletoe for good luck, others choose to make an offering to the Goddess of the Sea, or disguised as Santa Claus...
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Gnosis Journey: Knowledge of Spiritual Mysteries

Are you ready to discover gnosis? To answer the call to nature, to knowledge, to Source? To challenge the limits of your body, activate your mind,...
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Gnosis Journey: Surrender to the Jungle

Answer the call to nature, to knowledge, to Source… Do you desire to challenge your body, activate your mind, and expand your awareness? To connect with...
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