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    Climate Migrants: a New (and Old) Impactful Trend

    In these recent days, as the western US states burn, and parts of California suffer from a...

    Costa Rica Promotes the Initiative to Develop a System That Alerts on Climate Change

    In April of this year, the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica (MINEA) presented the...

    What Steps Have The Costa Rican Population Taken To Counter Climate Change?

    Climate Change is an issue that today generates a direct impact on citizens, this includes their buying...

    When the Amazon Burns, the Rest of the World Alarms!

    The Amazon rainforest -which encompasses much of northwestern Brazil and extends to Colombia, Peru, and other countries in South America- is the...

    The Climate Crisis: What Are The World's Expectations In 2020

    Through a report entitled "Global Humanitarian Overview" it was known that next year, some 168 million people will need emergency assistance worldwide

    The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

    In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective,...

    Costa Rica Has Certified 8 Thousand Hectares of Organic Agriculture

    More than 100 certified organic producers or in the process of transition, together with technicians and researchers, exchange innovative experiences and information...

    Pre-Conference on Climate Change Will Talk About Moratorium on the Pineapple Expansion

    The United Nations (UN) has pointed to agribusiness as responsible for aggravating the Climate Crisis, mainly due to the impacts resulting from the change...

    Green Initiative Proposes Reforesting the GAM to Combat Climate Change

    Not long ago, San José was a wild city. Interwoven with the novelty of urban and natural green, the rich biodiversity is quickly being...

    Banco Nacional Saved € 474 Million through Environmental Management

    Recently Costa Rica's Banco Nacional hit a note of excellence in terms of its environmental management. The bank achieved this by creating sustainable consumption...

    Current Warming Is the Most Global and Intense in 2,000 Years

    There has not been a period as universally warm as the current one in the last 2,000 years. That is the main result of...

    TEC’s New Best Practice Manual Seeks to Increase Productivity in Construction

    Productivity is a key factor in the development of the construction industry. Waste of human and material resources affects the execution time of the...

    Alert: “Junk Food” Is Harming Birds!

    Better known as the "Darwin’s finches", it is the species of birds that, until now, most feeds on food prepared for human consumption. This...

    Water Debacle and the Human Being

    The relationship between water and the human being has been an abusive, toxic and highly contradictory relationship. It is unheard of, but with our...

    Climate Change Impacts Costa Rican Páramo Species

    Thinking that the characteristics of global warming and, consequently, of climate change are non-existent elements, has distinguished through different studies and scientific investigations. This...

    Costa Rica: A Small Country Giving Gigantic Lessons

    We are used to pressing a button to turn the light on or off, but for electricity to reach homes, businesses or industries there...

    Human Emissions Have Caused More Frequent, Intense, and Generalized Droughts since 1900

    Climate change is not a problem of the future; it has been going on for more than a century. A study that...

    59th BCIE Governors Assembly Ended with New Commitments of Zero Carbon and Access to...

    The 59th Assembly of Governors of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE), held on April 26th, 2019, in the province...

    Researchers Analyze Presence and Effect of Greenhouse Gases in Costa Rican Forests

    A group of researchers from the National University (UNA), the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and the Technological Institute of Costa Rica...

    Amphibian Decrease Associated with Pollution and Climate Change, according to the UCR

    Diseases, environmental pollution, habitat loss, and climate change point to being the main cause of the decline of these animals, says an...

    SINAC Will Start Process of Restoration of Térraba Sierpe Wetland

    The National System of Conservation Areas (Sinac-Minae), through the Osa Conservation Area (Acosa), implements 2 projects for the restoration of the Térraba...

    Cacao: An Alternative against Deforestation

    The clearing of forests is a global problem. For this reason, the World Cocoa Foundation in partnership with the private sector and...

    Costa Rica and Peru Join Efforts to Harvest Water in Guanacaste

    The Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica (MINAE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Peru (MINAGRI), presented a program that...

    The Sea Is Changing Color

    By the end of the 21st century, much of the sea will have changed color. Marine phytoplankton, the base of the oceans, is suffering...

    The Key to Eat Better and, at the Same Time, Protect the Planet

    To feed 10,000 million humans by 2050, in a healthy way and respecting the planet at the same time, experts advocate dividing the consumption...

    With Plan to Create 12 New Biological Corridors, Costa Rica Faces Climate Change

    In order to combat the growing threat of climate change, a proposal in the country aims to create 12 new biological corridors. The coordinator of...

    Costa Rica Will Explore Being the Host Country of COP25, for 2019

    Due to its worldwide progress on the path towards Decarbonization, Costa Rica is exploring the possibility of being the host country of the Convention...

    Experts Seek to Conserve and Restore Mangroves in the Country

    The International Workshop for Exchange of Experiences in Mangrove Conservation and Restoration will be held this Thursday in the country for the framework of...

    Beer: A Beverage Threatened by Climate Change

    As the century progresses, there will be less beer and it will be more expensive to get. Climate change is causing a greater frequency...
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    Scientists Study Shark Population Growth in Isla del Coco

    The Center for Research in Marine Sciences and Limnology (Cimar) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) maintains constant monitoring in Isla del Coco...
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    Costa Rica is Ready to Say Goodbye to Gas-Emission Cars

    In recent years, Costa Rica has become a global example of "Green" energy producer, by generating practically all of its electricity from clean sources,...

    Kids Won A Major Victory For Climate Change

    While most of the news these days is about the recent American election, there was some good news coming out of the United States...

    France becomes the first country to ban plastic cups and cutlery

    In 2020, France will enforce a ban on plastic cups and cutlery. Exceptions will be allowed for those items created from compostable and bio-sourced...

    Humanity will advance faster with a woman leader of the UN

    Costa Rican Christiana Figueres, key figure of the global climate change agreement in 2015 and aspiring leader of the UN, ensures that having a...

    Costa Rica and Canada fight climate change

    Costa Rica and Canada are in talks. They expect to work together to reduce climate change and achieve the agreement signed in Paris last...

    Scientists Warn of the Perils of Sea-level Rise

    During the past millennia sea level has never risen nearly as fast as during the last century, says a new study. That same study warns...
    El Niño Might Continue Through First Months of 2016 | TCRN Guest Writer

    El Niño Might Continue Through First Months of 2016

    Latin America may not yet be clear of the bizarre weather of 2015, says various authorities. While in North America, cities such as New York...

    100 Million People at Risk of Poverty due to Climate Change

    Climate change is not just an environmental issue anymore. The World Bank declared yesterday that unless countries implement immediate “climate-smart development,” over 100 million additional...

    Forum Debates Region’s Environmental Future and Human Welfare

    A conference hosted by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, began today in Panama. It is...

    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...
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