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    Piedras Blancas National Park: a Wildlife Reserve Full of Nature’s Wonder

    This National park is located on the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica in Golfito at the southeast of the Osa Peninsula. Next, to...
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    Plastic to be Collected, Recycled and Exported by Costa Rican Conservationists

    RESIDUES WILL be transformed INTO CAR SEATS, PC PARTS, ND STYLISH GARMENTS EX-COSTA RICAN CONsul claims the project is reliable and totally feasible Over...

    Rapid Rise in Demand for Organic in Costa Rica

    In 2015 when Upward Spirals first launched the Organic Directory, we were excited to find about 65 locations around Costa Rica to buy organic...
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    Pouring Domestic Oil in the Sink Damages the Environment

    The Technological Institute of Costa Rica has created a strategy that has already been put into practice by some organizations and restaurants two of...

    Costa Rica Committed to Protect Plant Genetic Resources

    The workshop gathered representatives from Bioversity International, the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) and the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAET) as well as participants...
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    Rain Forest, Beach and Wildlife make Costa Rica a Natural Paradise

    PUERTO VIEJO DE SARAPIQUÍ, Costa Rica — Something crashed into the water off to one side of our narrow, flat-bottomed boat on the swirling...

    Study Finds 30% of the Ecosystems in Costa Rica are Threatened

    The Costa Rican News (TCRN) – According to a recent study, 30% of the ecosystems in Costa Rica are under some kind of threat,...

    Freedom for Wild Animals

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - On the 28th of July, the Simon Bolivar Zoo in San Jose, Costa Rica celebrated its 97th birthday...

    Costa Rica Seeks Support from Korea to in Water Treatment

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica will have the support of South Korea to resolve, the lag in water treatment, announced the...

    Costa Rica Ranks # 2 in the World for Environmental Sustainability

    Costa Rica ranked second in the environmental sustainability report prepared by the World Energy Council (WEC). On the list ranking 126 countries Costa Rica is...

    Environment Project Reforests 20 Hectares of Terrestrial Maritime Zone in Playa Hermosa, Jaco

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - 200 environment volunteers of the Costasverdes organization have reforested 20 hectares of the terrestrial maritime zone in Playa...

    September Brings 5th Annual Whale & Dolphin Festival

    Dolphin and whale watching season is upon us in Costa Rica The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Patiently, expectantly, I gazed across deep indigo waters,...

    Costa Rica´s Ecological Footprint Proves Revealing

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) -In seven months and 20 days humans have used more natural resources than the planet can regenerate for the...

    Radars Powered by Hydroelectric Energy are Installed on Cocos Island for Environmental Protection

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)-The first of 17 radars to be installed in the country for environmental protection and monitoring of marine resources will...

    Costa Rica adds 5,000 New Species to National Biodiversity Strategy

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Approximately 5,000 new species of flora and fauna were added to the natural wealth of Costa Rica in...

    Important Reforestation Project in Costa Rica´s Rain Forests

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In Perez Zeledon, hundreds of citizens have planted 110,000 native trees as part of a project to protect...

    Costa Rica: The Only Country in the World that is Home to the Spider-Squirrel...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)-The Central Pacific area is home to one of the most exotic animals in Costa Rica: the gray crown spider-squirrel...

    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...

    Costar Rica: An Amazing Exporter of Tuna Fish but calls for Conservation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - 85% of Costa Rica´s tuna fish is exported and each ton is $6,000 on the international market True, Costa...

    Costa Rica Getting Rid of Zoo’s Favoring Natural Environmental Awareness

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After almost 95 years the Costa Rica government decided to end the display of caged animals in zoos. Simon...

    Infinito Industries: The Most Important Law Suit Against Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Gold mining Infinito Industries is ready to fight after their defeat in court. What began as an environmental dispute...

    Shark Fin Poaching Decreasing Shark Population in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The shark population is decreasing at an alarming rate due to "shark finning", which is illegal in Costa...

    Illegal Gold Mining affecting Corcovado National Park

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Illegal gold mining has become a major threat to the Corcovado National Park, in the South Pacific Costa...

    Paul Watson Apologizes for Confusing Foreign Minister René Castro

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The leading conservation organization Sea Sheppard headed by Paul Watson, apologized via a posting on its official Facebook...

    Costa Rica will Credit $200 Million for Clean Energy Transport

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica carriers now have a fund of $200 million for bank loans in order to change buses...

    Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia and Ecuador Work Together to Control Illegal Fishing

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This week three Panamanian institutions launched a new project to prevent and control illegal fishing in the Pacific,...

    Costa Rica Banana Industry Working Towards 2021 Carbon Neutral Goal

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica’s banana sector of said that 99% of the fruit farms producing solid waste are handled properly...

    Costa Rica Fisheries In Danger

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - High rates of poverty, poor access to education and competition with large international tuna vessels have local Costa...

    Costa Rica Celebrates the end of a Canadian Mining

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica's government passed a resolution in the Constitutional Court, the highest legal body in this country, which...

    Environmentalist Jairo Mora’s Murder Intended to "scare"

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The murder of environmentalist Jairo Mora, was intended to "scare", said a judicial source connected with the case...

    Government of Costa Rica Received Criticism for the Murder of Environmentalist

    This week the Government of Costa Rica has received a barrage of criticism for the murder of environmentalist Jairo Mora, while protecting turtles. There...
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    Japan to Provide $ 100 Million for Environmental Projects in Costa Rica

    The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), will provide $ 100 million for two state banks Costa Rica finance environmental projects to enable the...

    New App Shows Costa Rican Biodiversity

    New app will help Tourists to better understand and locate about 500 species in Costa Rica. The app is called Touit named after a national...

    Canadian Mining Industry Continues to Face Opposition in Central America

    Canadian mining operations have faced fierce opposition from numerous Latin America countries and communities over the past decade continuing most recently in Guatemala and...

    Costa Rica Wins in the International Energy Market

    Costa Rica restarts its geothermal energy exploitation in the National Park Rincon de la Vieja, it is also preparing to participate more aggressively in...

    The Economic and Natural Benefits of Costa Rica’s Coral Reefs

    Costa Rica’s majestic coral reefs, covering approximately 970 km2 of the seabed, have multiple benefits for nature but especially significant economic value. The Interamerican Association...

    Advanced Radar Monitoring System for Cocos Island Region

    Earlier this year it was announced that Cocos Island National Park would be the first place to have a radar for surveillance system...

    Wildlife Act Not in Force 4 Months After Approval

    The Wildlife Act, passed last December 10th, has failed to take effect, because the executive branch has not sent its publication in La Gaceta. La...

    Jaguar Population Could be Endangered by Hunting in Corcovado

    After the Ministry of Environment and Energy says there is a decline of jaguars in Corcovado making environment authorities pay more attention to the...

    Scientists Use Floating Bus Searching for Manatees at Costa Rica Panama Border Waters

    A team of scientists is using a floating bus to search for the last remaining manatees in the Caribbean waters around the Panama-Costa Rica...
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