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    Costa Rica Seeks to Develop the Edible Insect Marketing Industry

    The Foreign Trade Promoter of Costa Rica (Procomer) highlighted this past week the country's potential to develop the industry for the commercialization of edible...

    US Awaits Hatching of Billions of Periodical Cicadas, Insect that Emerges from the Subsoil...

    After 17 years underground, billions of periodical cicadas - a species of flying cicadas - prepare to surface in the United States, with the...

    How to Properly Get Rid of Insects from Your House

    Keep insects out of your house in the most appropriate way. Avoid doing them as little damage as possible. Rainfall can have a profound...

    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...

    Do You Know Why Mosquitoes Always Choose You?

    When summer comes, mosquitoes arrive. Nothing ruins a perfect evening than its buzzing, which warns that a mosquito is looking for hot food. There...

    Project Analyzes the Effects of Climate Change on the Relationships among Species of Plants,...

    Climate change represents one of the main threats that ecosystems currently face. The páramo is considered one of the most vulnerable in the Neotropics...

    Have You Heard of the “Tico Effect”?

    Are you one of those foreigners who have lived in Costa Rica for so long that you have adopted and adapted into Pura Vida life? ...

    Brutalized Anteater Saved by Costa Rican Firefighters

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A wounded anteater was rescued by firefighters in Cariari, Pococí who answered the call from a neighbor and...

    Brazilian Company Creates Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Disease

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Brazil has opened the first factory producing transgenic mosquitoes in the country, a technology that, if adopted, may...

    Costa Rica’s Rainy Season Means Love is in the Air for Winged Ants

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In rainy season, it is common to see outdoors or even in homes, hundreds of ants with wings. ...

    The Life Cycle of A Hover Fly

    By Elizabeth Mann *Photos Copyright Elizabeth Mann 2009 This is a Hover fly I discovered resting on my Passion vine plant. Hover Flies are common throughout...

    A Vegetarian Among Meat-eating Spiders

    For years, scientists were confident about one uniform trait of the world's 40,000 spider species: They were meat-eaters. So you can imagine the eureka moment...

    Head to the Clouds: Monteverde

    The Monteverde Cloud Forest is a treasure trove of botanical wonders. It's also a major pain to get there. Five miles of new paving on...
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