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    Costa Rica Leads Human Development in Latin America With Environmental Policy

    Costa Rica climbed in the Human Development Index (HDI) in 2020, after the UN for the first time incorporated criteria on environmental protection in...

    Costa Rica Launches $ 3.5 Million Funds to Protect 30% of its Marine Territory

    30% of the national marine territory will have environmental protection between now and 2030, thanks to a Latin American fund of $ 3.5 million...

    Earth, a poorly managed Planet

    Too much and very serious, true, but it is what stops human progress in the world with a good quality of life for the...

    Costa Rica: Tourism, Culture and Green Economy

    Tourists from all over the world regularly come to Costa Rica for discovering its natural wonders. Our country is synonymous with protected areas, beaches,...

    Cartago Receives Great Artwork from Negus

    The province of Cartago has a new work of art, which aims to create awareness in the population about environmental commitment and care for...

    Tico Campaign Seeks to Install Solar Panels in Educational Centers for Indigenous Communities

    About 115 educational centers in indigenous areas have benefited from the installation of 120 photovoltaic systems, as part of a project by the Omar...

    Costa Rica Commits to Further Reduce its CO2 Emissions under the Paris Agreement

    Costa Rica is committed to generating maximum emissions of 9.11 million tons of carbon dioxide by 2030, which according to the Ministry of Environment...

    Costa Rica will Recieve $60 million for the Protection of Forests

    Costa Rica will receive $ 60 million from the World Bank over the next five years, in recognition of the reduction of greenhouse gas...

    The Largest Energy Generation and Storage Project in Costa Rica is Inaugurated

    The companies Proquinal - a member of the Spradling Group - and Swissol, accompanied by government authorities, inaugurated the largest and most innovative project...

    “Water Law in Costa Rica”, Crime or Sin of Omission

    “I have been listening lately, with great attention, to the opinion of different experts on the water issue of our beloved country. Today I...

    Effects of Hurricane Iota are felt in Costa Rica

    The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has reported more than 14 flood events, as a result of the indirect impact of Hurricane Iota. According to...

    Let’s Make Eco-blocks and Help the Environment!

    The increase in the supply of energy from renewable sources and the ecological debt that has been decreasing since 2011, are indicators of the...

    A Green Forest Lung and Food Source for Mammals is Born in San Gerardo...

    Finca Loma Tigra is the site where 5 thousand new trees begin to develop a new green vegetation lung in the canton. But also,...

    Costa Rica Launches an Initiative to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Tourist Travel

    The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and the National Forestry Financing Fund (Fonafifo) have launched a cooperation agreement to mitigate the carbon footprint of...

    Project “Footprint of the Future” will plant 200,000 trees in the Costa Rican North...

    The Government, together with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), launched the project: "Huella del Futuro" (Footprint of the Future), which aims to plant...

    Cyclone Eta Ends its Influence in Costa Rica and Moves towards Cuba

    Cyclone Eta ends its influence in Costa Rica and moves towards Cuba, according to the National Meteorological Institute (IMN). Local factors will maintain rains...

    Tropical Storm Moves “Slowly” Towards Costa Rica, with High Probability of Intensifying

    Tropical Wave 50 is slowly approaching Costa Rica with a high probability of becoming a depression. The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported on the...

    Last Night’s Central Valley Earth Tremor had a Magnitude of 5.4

    The earth tremor that surprised a large part of the inhabitants of the Central Valley this Saturday registered a magnitude of 5.4, according to...

    Scientists Manage to Generate Electricity from Moisture in the Air

    Technology is always in search of alternatives, of new forms of survival, inventions that represent new options for the satisfaction of our needs based...

    Live the experience of Venturing into a Volcanic rock Cenote in Huetar territory

    In the Huetar indigenous territory, there is Tabacari, in Spanish "Santuario de las Aguas" (Water sanctuary), a beautiful cavern covered by a lush forest...

    Are Waste Incineration Plants Negative?

    The efficiency of municipal waste incineration plants is still under debate worldwide. The intention of installing a plant can be alarming for many, specifically...

    What Man Causes To Nature.

    Disasters are natural or man-made events that negatively affect life, livelihoods, and industry, frequently leading to permanent changes in human societies and the animals...

    Well-Known World Celebrities Join Their Voices in Favor of Rescuing the Environment

    With a call to resolve the climate crisis by 2030, Prince William and Pope Francis joined an international group of activists, artists, celebrities, and...

    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 cloud of ash, so the US way...

    Andrea Meza is the New Environment and Energy Minister of Costa Rica

    The Costa Rican Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA) informs that Andrea Meza has been named the new Minister for the Environment and Energy of Costa...

    Costa Rican Red Cross and ICT Report Increase of Aquatic Rescues at Beaches

    The frequency of aquatic rescues has been increasing in recent days not only due to the increase in beach visitation but also due to...

    The Global Failure in Meeting 20 Goals for Protecting the Environment

    10 years ago, 170 countries committed to meeting 20 goals to protect biodiversity and the environment. Now is the time for accountability and the...

    Water Pollution: Effects of Chemical Detergents on Balance of an Ecosystem

    Water pollution is now more than ever an issue in the public domain. Everyone understands that water is a very valuable and precious commodity....

    Costa Rican Towns Can Reopen Parks by Having a Prevention Plan for COVID-19

    The possibility of reopening public parks is viewed with caution in Pococí, Monteverde, and Talamanca, given the fear that the advancement of that decision...

    Costa Rica Reaffirms Commitment to Face Global Warming

    Costa Rica reaffirmed on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, its commitment to the gradual reduction of Hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs),...

    A herd of Coyotes Visited the Coronado Streets

    A herd of coyotes visited a neighborhood in San Francisco de Coronado, according to the biologist of the National University (UNA), Kevin Lloyd, the...

    Costa Rica Tries To Punish Animal Abuse without Investing Resources in Investigations

    The Animal Welfare Law came into force in June 2017 after a strong popular outcry. However, the institutions in charge of investigating cases of...

    Costa Rica Bans the Entry of Single-use Plastic into National Parks and Biological Reserves

    Within the commemoration for the 50th anniversary of the creation of the National Park System, the Ministry of Environment and Energy issued the SINAC-DE-944-2020...

    Discovery of a New Genus of Giant Sloth Confirmed in Costa Rica

    Today, a new genus of giant sloth joins the list of prehistoric animals that inhabited Costa Rica, as confirmed by research from 2003 to...

    The National Emergency Commission Decrees Yellow Meteorological Alert in Guanacaste and Other Parts of...

    The atmospheric instability presented in recent days has generated significant accumulated rainfall, especially along the Pacific, Central Valley, and some sectors of the North...

    Tico Postgraduate Student Creates Organic Fertilizer for Reducing the Environmental Impact of the Prickly...

    Providing good management to the prickly pear glycoids (spines) has become a great challenge for producers in the municipality of Nopaltepec, Mexico. This material...
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    Costa Rican Scientist Investigates Presence of Antibiotic-Producing Bacteria in Wasp Colonies

    Researcher Laura Chavarría is studying social wasps to determine the presence of actinobacteria (producers of antibiotic substances) in these colonies and to test their...

    Central America on High Alert Due to a Voracious Locust Swarm

    An alert to detect outbreaks in Central America of the voracious locust (Schistocerca piceifrons piciefrons Walker), which attacks basic grain crops and some 400...

    Costa Rica Continues to Advance in Solar Energy Projects

    Solar energy is an environmental solution that must be deepened worldwide. Currently, in Costa Rica, there are more than 180,000 panels generating electricity from...

    Wonderful Dominical, Continues Its Drive to Promote Recycling in Costa Rica

    Dominical never ceases to amaze its inhabitants and tourists, mainly for its animal species, its beaches, its landscapes filled with the greenery that characterizes...
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