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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...

    Costa Rica’s Coral Reefs: Great Snorkeling Spots

    Nestled in the tropics and bathed by two oceans, Costa Rica is one of the countries with the greatest ecological diversity on the planet...

    Sea Turtles: Survivors of Millennia

    Sea turtles have inhabited the earth for more than 100 million years, and in their long history on our beautiful planet, they have managed...
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    Number of Forest Fires Decreases in Costa Rica

    According to the last report by the National System of Conservation Areas the number of forest fires has decreased in 2017. According to this information,...
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    Wildlife in Costa Rica

    A country with wonderful virgin landscapes and a symphony of colors offers a magical experience. The country has a mosaic of natural landscapes that...
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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...

    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...

    BEACHES OF COSTA RICA:

    The Wildlife Did you know that millions of species either crawl, swim, or fly their way around the spectacular beauty found in the...

    Discover the Southern Zone of Costa Rica with TJ Journeys

    About the Southern Zone Costa Rica is a country recognized as one of the most bio-diverse places on Earth, and the Southern Zone is the...

    Bird Song of Costa Rica

    I have to admit, I am a hopeless romantic. I love romance, I love love and even the heartache that sometimes comes with it. It...

    A barrel of monkeys in the Tree of Life

    It is a wonderful morning in Cahuita and in the middle of a serene natural setting I am staring at Luca, a kinkajou, kept...

    New Discoveries in Costa Rica Amaze Travelers and Scientists

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Forming the land bridge between the North and American continents, Costa Rica is a bio-geographical corridor brimming with...

    Costa Rica Nominated as Best Place for Animal Lovers

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica is one of the 20 ideal destinations for travelers who love animals. A list made in the...

    Large Snake Captured in Downtown San Jose

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Municipal police officers from San Jose captured a boa in the metropolitan center of the capital, specifically 12th...

    Costa Rica Registers New Bird Species

    Costa Rica News - Costa Rica already boasts 5% of the world’s biodiversity and as a land bridge between North and South America Costa...

    Representatives of 17 Countries Analyzed Forest Protection Financial Strategies

    Costa Rica News – This week in Costa Rica representatives of 17 countries analyzed tools to finance the protection and responsible forest protection and...

    Costa Rica Investigates Deaths of 280 Sea Turtles

    Costa Rica News - A formal investigation was launched this week to determine the cause of death of approximately 280 sea turtles in the...

    Protecting the Mystical Jaguar

    Costa Rica News - The Jaguar, revered for its hunting prowess and strength, feared for the same reasons, the secretive and elusive jaguar came...

    Costa Rica Leads in Payments for Environmental Services (PES)

    Costa Rica is a leader in payments for environmental services (PES) and has established compensation landowners for protecting conserving their local environments. Protecting biodiversity...

    Costa Rica’s Wildlife Act Banning Sport Hunting Waiting for Chinchilla’s Signature

    The jaguar, tapir, caiman and songbirds are now more protected in Costa Rica, thanks to a new law proposed and driven by its own...

    Coco Island Costa Rica still Threatened by Poachers

    Cocos Island Costa Rica is a renowned National Park and is a World Heritage Site and is one of the country's richest in terms...

    Deputies Will Vote this Month the New Costa Rica Wildlife Act

    Costa Rica Eco News - Since 2006, the Association for the Preservation of Flora and Fauna (APREFLOFAS) has been working on the new Law...

    “Costa Rica Verde y Limpia” Program Declared of National Interest

    The government of Costa Rica has declared of national interest the environmental program “Costa Rica Verde y Limpia,” a campaign launched by Terra Nostra...

    Sloth Photobombs Students in Woodlands of Costa Rica

    This critter was ready for its closeup! A sloth with impeccable timing poked its head directly in front of a camera lens as the device...

    Palo Verde Wildlife Tour

    Departure place: Guanacaste Hotels Departure time: 7:00 a.m. approx. Duration: 8 hours approx. Difficulty: Easy *Min 4 participants Palo Verde National Park is the perfect place for those who want to admire the...

    Rainforest Adventure

    Departure place: San Jose Area Hotels Departure time: 6:00 a.m. approx. Duration: 14 hours approx. Difficulty: Easy *Min 2 participants Your natural journey starts with a drive through Braulio Carrillo National Park, one...

    The Joy of Learning Local Names for Costa Rican Wildlife

    An exciting challenge awaiting all Costa Rican visitors and transplants is learning the names of the flora and fauna of their adopted country. The...

    Explore a World of Exotic Natural Beauty on a Costa Rica Vacation

    Laying on the beach and relaxing away your vacation days definitely has its appeal. But those who want to pack a little more into...

    Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica: An Easygoing Paradise

    New Yorker Kenneth Holbrook, 46, a creative consultant with an office in Paterson, was moved by the generosity of a former colleague. After all, the...

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    For over 20 years, since 1990, The Butterfly Farm has been offering in-depth 2-hour guided tours to the public. Depending on the weather, what's...

    Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 4: Amphibians

    An introduction with photos to commonly sighted frogs and toads in the Costa Rican rainforests.

    Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part III: Reptiles

    An introduction with photos to reptiles commonly found in Costa Rica. Jesus Christ lizards, iguanas, crocs, sea turtles, snakes and more!

    Get to Know Costa Rican Nature through Books

    Many of Costa Rica's greatest protectors of nature, including some prominent scientists, have written wonderful memoirs and novels about their experiences in Costa Rican nature. Through their work, we can discover the powerful resonance between nature and the literature it inspires.
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    Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 2: Birds

    An introduction with photos to birds in Costa Rica for those interested in learning about some of the more conspicuous and frequently sighted birds of the rainforest.

    Researching Climate Change on the Osa Peninsula

    Conservation organizations are studying sea turtles and other Costa Rican wildlife to discover the effects of climate change on the biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula.

    Who Will You Meet in the Rainforest? Part 1: Mammals

    Nearly every visitor to the tropical rainforest will have heard of its legendary biodiversity - dozens of species make each visit unique and thrilling. For many, the exuberance of tropical nature may have ranked highly among their reasons to visit or live in Costa Rica.
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    Titi Conservation Alliance: Sustainable Development and Conservation in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Region

    TCRN Regional Correspondent: Katrina Palmer Manuel Antonio's cocktail party for the Mono Titis! Celebrating local sustainability, the Titi Conservation Alliance and members of the Quepos/Manuel Antonio...

    New Research Facility in Reserva Playa Tortuga

    TCRN STAFF Reserva Playa Tortuga has a new research facility located just over the bridge in front of Ojochal in the old Joe’s coffee shop....

    Jaco Beach Costa Rica

    Jaco Beach Costa Rica is one of the most popular beach towns in Costa Rica, and is a major launch point for people looking...

    Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge in Manuel Antonio

    Featured Eco Columnist Elizabeth Mann Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge is a 25 acre private wildlife refuge which features various nature exhibits and trails. It is located...
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