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    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...

    Heavy Rains Cause Havoc as El Niño Gains Strength

    The El Niño developing across the Pacific strengthened further, warming the entire region between Australia and the Americas. Sea-surface temperature data for the central...

    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...
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    Costa Rica Weather: Warning of a “Double El Niño” for 2015

    Climatologists are warning of a rare “double El Niño” event for this year. Several months ago it was just speculation. However, this month more...

    Honey Import Doubled Due to Environmental Changes

    The few rains and strong winds have affected the Honey production in Costa Rica; this situation endangers to the apiaries (bee keepers) owners and...

    Costa Rica Seeks $302.9 Million for Renewable Energy Advancements and Border Crossing Modernizations

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica will work on the modernization of its border crossings and boost renewable energy in 2015. To accomplish...

    CELAC Presidential Summit Concludes in Costa Rica With 94 Unanimous Action Points to Eradicate...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Thursday marked the end of the III Latin American and Caribbean States Summit (CELAC) in San Antonio de...

    2015 Costa Rica Real Estate Forecast: Where You Should Invest in the Land of...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Real estate analysts in Costa Rica are now agreeing on 2014 real estate reviews and gearing up for 2015...

    Like European Wines of the Past, Experts Say Coffee Must Genetically Evolve in Order...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – At the XXVIII International Coffee Week (Sintercafé) conference in Costa Rica, experts claimed that the future of coffee in...

    Report Shows Costa Rica is the Place to be in Central America for Radical...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The rate of adaptation for climate change (called ND-Gain) developed by the University of Notre Dame, ranks Costa Rica as...

    Out of the Top 10 Green Countries in the World, Costa Rica Ranks Third

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The fourth edition of the Global Green Economy Index, prepared by Dual Citizen Consulting LLC, analyzes 60 countries...

    Costa Rican Organizations Look to Solar Panels to Reduce Energy Bills

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Members of the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica (ICRC) attended the Congress on Photovoltaic Solar Energy which seeks to...

    Costa Rica Carbon Neutral 2021: Reality or Unrealistic?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has made an international commitment since 2009, acquired during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change,...

    Could Central America Do More to Address Climate Change?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Have you heard or read about climate risks which we are going to face? Have you noticed that...

    Territorial Organization is the Key to Climate Change in Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Improvement of land use and sustainable management is key to facing climate changes in the Central American region,...

    Costa Rica and the UK Strengthen Shared Vision on Climate Change

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Costa Rican Foreign Minister, Manuel González, and the British Foreign Minister for Latin America, Hugo Swire, met in...

    Costa Rica Working to Improve Home Loan Policies and Housing Sustainability for Middle Class

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Experts declared at the Second Pan American Congress of Housing, held in Costa Rica, that the provision of...

    Investment in Paulownia Trees Could Assist Costa Rica’s Reforestation Efforts

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The paulownia tree, also called Royal Tree, Princess Tree or Empress Tree, is a deciduous species from the...

    Guatemala Hosts International Water Conservation Forum

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Some 400 local and foreign academics and entrepreneurs will meet in Guatemala in September to discuss a better...

    Costa Rica Will Cut the Lights on Saturday for ‘Earth Hour’

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Ricans plan to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday night to join "Earth Hour"...

    New Mapping Provides Important Information on Costa Rica’s Forests

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) - The authorities in Costa Rica have announced the first official forest map, which reveals that the forest coverage...

    Costa Rica Honors Newly Carbon Neutral Businesses

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica today gave the stamp of carbon neutrality to six more companies and organizations,...

    Global Warming Discussed at the International Banana Conference in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Experts from twenty countries are participating in Costa Rica for the Fifth International Congress of Bananas, which challenges...

    New Report Claims Costa Rica is Not Highly Vulnerable to Climate Change

    Haiti, the Philippines and Pakistan were the most affected by the ravages of climate change over the past year. But in the period between...

    Latin America Has the Resources to Face Climate Change, but Lacks Implementation Capacity

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- International resources to face the consequences of climate change have been distributed, but the countries have failed to take...

    Costa Rica Joins Earth Hour on March 23

    This March 23, 8:30 to 9:30 pm celebrates Earth Hour. This global initiative, created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) aims to raise public...

    Ban Toxic Fuels "does not matter", says Minister of Environment

    The decree promised in 2012 regarding the ban on toxic fuels by the Ministry of Environment, Energy (MINAE) and the Ministry of Health “it...
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