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    Ministry of Agriculture

    It is Time For Transition Towards Organic Farming in Costa Rica, Declaration by the...

    After justifying our proposal, for a transition towards community organic agriculture, we make a formal request to the Ministry of Agriculture

    Believe It or Not, Animals Cannot Keep the Pace of Climate Change

    Climate change is going too fast for living things. Attempts to adapt occur in all orders of life: with the rise in temperature, there...

    Law that Prohibits the Use of Styrofoam in Costa Rica finally Signed

    The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado; Ministers of Environment and Energy, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez and of Health, Daniel Salas, signed on Monday morning...

    SINAC Raises Awareness to Protect Costa Rica’s Wild Cats

    Last Saturday, July 6th, was the National Day of the Wild Cat, a date which was formalized by Executive Decree Nº 37827-MINAE of 2013. According...

    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...

    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...

    Reforestation in Costa Rica: An Authentic Contribution to Saving Our Planet

    For many years in Costa Rica, a lot of ecological activities has been promoted with the purpose of educating and generating greater awareness of...
    CR Pure Life

    14 Things That You May Not Know about Costa Rica

    Costa Rica, it is known for its beautiful natural scenery, its biodiversity and its wonderful habitants happy. Here are 14 interesting facts about Costa...

    Discover Everything You Can Do at the “Mirador Valle Azul”

    In Costa Rica, the tourism sector has become one of the main and most fruitful. It is a great generator of benefits to the...

    Natural Wonders of Costa Rica: “Mirador Prendas Sarapiquí”

    If you live abroad and you are about to go on vacation, one of the options that will definitely take your breath away is...
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    Costa Rica is a Guest Country to “El Pilar” Festivities 2017

    The city of Zaragoza has designated Costa Rica as a guest country in the celebrations of the patron saint festivities of "El Pilar", which...

    3812 Species in the World Threatened in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica has great environmental strengths that are part of its image and historical evolution, and have led it to position itself in the...
    Congo Bongo Manzanillo

    Escape from Routine in Congo Bongo Ecolodges

    Don’t you want to free yourself from all worries and escape from the walls that keep you captured in life? In the Southern Caribbean,...
    hammerhead sharks

    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...

    Costa Rica has the Best National Park in the World

    Did you know that the best National Park in the World is just down the road for those living in Costa Rica? Corcovado National Park...

    Sea Shepherd Turtle Protection Campaign

    The Costa Rican Government is forcing Sea Shepherd to shut down Operation Jairo II, a campaign to protect endangered sea turtles.  Any Sea Shepherd volunteer...

    WHY IS THE OSA PENINSULA SO BIODIVERSE?

    Any one who does a keyword searches on the Osa Peninsula will quickly find out that it’s one of the most biodiverse areas in...

    National Parks of the Osa Peninsula

    With the Osa Peninsula home to 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity, you can bet that touring the National Parks of this nature-filled area will be...

    Conservation on the Osa Peninsula:

    Costa Rica is making continuous strides in conservation! Learn how individuals and visitors can get involved in keeping this country beautiful! The Osa Peninsula is home...

    RESERVA PLAYA TORTUGA

    Reserva Playa Tortuga (RPT) is committed to making a difference.  This non-profit biological research and education center was founded in 2009.  It is dedicated...

    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...
    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...

    Whale and Dolphin Watching with Ballena Aventura

    Marino Ballena National Park is one of Costa Rica's outstanding locations for whale and dolphin watching. Located in Uvita on the country's South Pacific...

    New Laws Prompt Italian Supermarkets to Donate Unsold Food

    Italy joins a group of countries that encourage supermarkets to give unsold food away to the needy after the Italian Government backed a series...

    Tour Guide Becomes Hero After Saving Anteater

    Esteban Picado is a tour guide at the business La Ceiba Ecoadventures. This past week Esteban came in contact with nature in a way...

    How to become a sustainable city

    Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept...

    All you need to know for your trip to Tortuguero National Park

    If you like wildlife and eco-adventure tours, a visit to Tortuguero National Park is a must during your time in Costa Rica. The park...

    Chinese Shark Finning Industry Takes A Blow

    The China Ocean Shipping Company or Cosco has taken a pledge against shipping products for the shark fin industry after a load of shark...

    Giant Panda in China gives birth to twins

    A giant panda in China gave birth to two baby pandas, announced Chinese authorities earlier today. This is the first instance of Giant Pandas...

    Coast Guard rescued 3,000 leatherback eggs in Limón

    The intervention of officers of the National Guard and environmental organizations saved more than 3,000 leatherback eggs from ending up in cantinas or street...

    Parking lot in San Jose to be environmental example

    Felipe Lang is the administrator of Tata Parking, located in the Don Bosco neighborhood of San Jose. At first glance one might think that...

    UN against the trade in wild fauna and flora; “Go Wild for Life”

    "Return for wildlife" is achieved by the World Environment Day 2016 and was launched by the United Nations. This increased the amount of people...

    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Announces New Campaign in Time For World Oceans Day

    Today, on World Oceans Day, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is proud to announce its latest campaign to defend, conserve and protect our oceans. The...

    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...

    Celebrate World Rivers Day with #PicnicEnElRioCR

    Sunday, September 27 is World Rivers Day. Join local organizations at riverside picnics hosted all over Costa Rica. Yoga, music, food... there's something for everyone...

    Highlights from the Pope’s Address to the U.S. Congress

    Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. has been causing quite a stir. Read some key points from his address here at TCRN. Pope Francis began...

    Hundreds of Turtles Arrive in Ostional

    The beaches of Ostional welcomed the arrival of hundreds of Ridley turtles last weekend. Their presence served to further beautify the scenery of the...

    Trekking Costa Rica’s Five Best National Parks

    Costa Rican National Park Day is tomorrow. How many have you visited? Costa Rica is a small country but it has the richest flora and...

    Thanks to Public Outrage, Costa Rica Halts Any Further Hammerhead Exports

    The Comptroller General of the Republic (CGR) warned that since September 2014, there have been deficiencies by the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)...

    Costa Rica Environmentalists Outraged at Permits Allowing Hammerhead Shark Fins to be Exported

    Costa Rica's INCOPESCA and System for Conservation Areas (SINAC), has given permission for the export of hammerhead fins, a protected shark species. One of these...
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