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    Curridabat, A Very Special Town in Costa Rica Awards Citizenship to All Its Bees, Bats, Birds and Butterflies

    A Very Special Town in Costa Rica Awards Citizenship to All Its Bees, Bats,...

    Curridabat, a town in Costa Rica’s, has proven its passion about biodiversity and the wellness of its people

    4 People Investigated for Trafficking Insects to “Black Market” in Europe

    A butterfly farm located in Uvita de Osa, Puntarenas, is subject to investigation by the authorities because it apparently works as a “smoke-screen” for the trafficking of insect species in the "black market" of Europe

    Costa Rica Becomes World Leader in the Export of Butterflies

    In the midst of the traditional products headed by bananas, pineapples, coffee, and medical devices that have crept in recent years among the goods...
    Costa Rica is full of curiosities.

    Curiosities of Costa Rica that You Did Not Know

    Who does not feel proud of the beauty that your country offers? In this regard, we are not the exception. Costa Rica, a beautiful...
    Curridabat, Costa Rica

    Curridabat, Costa Rica, Would Be The First “Sweet City” In The World

    In Costa Rica, a project that aims to restore the flora and fauna in Curridabat has begun.  The initiative is called “Ciudad Dulce” (Sweet...

    13 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT COSTA RICA

    If you have done any research preparing for your visit to Costa Rica, you have probably noticed by now the beautiful natural landscape unlike...

    3 Top Reasons to Visit Drake Bay:

    Drake Bay is located in a private nook on the Osa Peninsula in the Pacific Southern Zone, and bordered by the Corcovado National Park....
    In this photo taken Oct. 16, 2009, a man cuts down a tree in the Monarch butterfly reserve near Ocampo, Mexico. After decades of trying to stop logging in Mexico's Monarch butterfly reserve, biologists and park workers are having to cut down thousands of fir trees themselves, to combat an unprecedented infestation of bark beetles they say may have been unleashed by climate change. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Illegal Deforestation in Mexico to Plant Avocado Trees

    Due to the avocado's growing popularity in The United States and around the world as a healthy superfood, Mexican farmers have found that it's...

    An Interview With Dr. Jane Goodall: Personal Tales of Costa Rica

    Dr. Jane Goodall, the world-renowned scientist, is coming to Costa Rica this month to spread her message of empowering individuals to protect and improve...

    A Firsthand Peek at Poas National Park

    “The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.” –Oscar Wilde The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - I rubbed my eyes, clearing...

    Need a Vacation? Go Where Adventure, Sustainability, and Luxury Collide in a Pristine Paradise:...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - It happens to the best of us no matter where we live: getting into a rut.  It’s virtually...

    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...

    Butterfly Lends Species Insight

    Early signs of divergent evolution in Heliconius butterflies in Ecuador may reveal a missing link to understanding how species form, according to a recent...

    The Life Cycle of A Hover Fly

    By Elizabeth Mann *Photos Copyright Elizabeth Mann 2009 This is a Hover fly I discovered resting on my Passion vine plant. Hover Flies are common throughout...

    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...

    Head to the Clouds: Monteverde

    The Monteverde Cloud Forest is a treasure trove of botanical wonders. It's also a major pain to get there. Five miles of new paving on...
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