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    Illegal Hunting Groups Raid in Corcovado National Park

    Nearby residents of Drake Bay, in the canton of Osa, Puntarenas, reported that in recent days groups of people have raided the...

    Electric Cars Are Exempted from Restriction and Will Have Special Spaces in Parking

    To encourage the purchase and use of electric vehicles (EVs) and promote decarbonization plans, the government will remove EVs  from vehicular restrictions and promote...

    Energy Efficiency Conference a Great Success

    The international Energy Efficiency Conference was a great success, judging by the turnout and the response of those who attended.  The Conference was held...

    Costa Rica’s Green Vehicle Swap-Out Initiative Already Gaining Momentum After First Week

    The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) officially began their Efficient Vehicle Acquisition Program (PAVE) last week, which already has 15 people who have...

    Nine More Costa Rican Companies Receive the Carbon Neutral Seal of Approval

    The Costa Rica Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) presented nine more companies with the Carbon Neutral (C-Neutral) seal, reported an official source. Of the...

    Costa Rica Develops New Green Vehicle Program to Further Reduce the Country’s Carbon Footprint

    The Costa Rica government has announced the development of the Acquisition Program for Efficient Vehicles (PAVE) which will promote a reduction of national energy consumption...

    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...

    Costa Rica Will Have Hydrogen Powered Cars in the Country by 2018

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Within three years, the Costa Rican company Purdy Motor will bring the first hydrogen operated vehicles into the...

    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...

    Costa Rica Moves Forward With Plans to Use Burned Trash for a Waste-to-Energy Recycling...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A regulation for solid waste management by municipalities will be published in March, allowing local Costa Rica governments to generate...

    Costa Rica’s Latest Export: Beef to the United Arab Emirates

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica that has been authorized to export beef to the United Arab Emirates, but still lacks a health...

    Despite Turrialba’s Eruptions, Local Water is Still Safe

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Ministry of Environment and Energy (Minae) presented a report on the Municipality of Turrialba about the monitoring...

    Police Rescue a Raccoon on Leash in Puntarenas

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A raccoon being walked on a leash in the middle of Puntarenas was seized this morning by security...

    New Caribbean Lionfish Solutions Could Include an Addition to Menus

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Costa Rican Institute of Fishing and Aquaculture (Incopesca) with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (Minae) are analyzing...

    Costa Rican Tour Operators Excluded From Hefty National Park Entrance Fee

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Ministry of Environment and Energy (Minae) is working on an amendment to Decree No. 38295-Minae published in the previous...

    Costa Rica Ministry Suspends Trash Incineration to Protect the Environment

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The ministries of Environment and Energy (Minae) and the Health ministry established a national moratorium on any activity...

    Six More Costa Rican Companies Awarded Carbon Neutral Certification

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Six more companies have been certified as carbon neutral, after they received the declaration of the Institute of...

    Massive Fish Deaths in the South Caribbean Remain a Mystery

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The reports about the massive deaths of fish in the South Caribbean continue happening and authorities say that...

    Megaproject in Guanacaste Costa Rica Halted Over Water Concession

    The Court ordered the project Las Catalinas to stop. The project is trying to build a village of 2500 villas for foreigners in area...

    The Road Less Damaging

    Submitted by: Jeffery Cutler There have been a lot on people complaining lately about the Costa Rican Environment Tribunal’s decision to halt construction of the...
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