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Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day
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Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day

Lindsay Fendt - March 3, 2015

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Environment and Wildlife
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Watch: Snorkelers swim with pseudorcas off Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Lindsay Fendt - October 22, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6sLoTzTk5k As one of the most bioproductive pelagic marine habitats on Earth, the deep ocean off Costa Rica's southwestern Osa Peninsula is known for its spectacular whale and dolphin watching.…

Whale festival, rugby tournament, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Whale festival, rugby tournament, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - September 5, 2014

Whale and Dolphin Festival One of the most magical events in Costa Rica is the arrival of humpback whales off the coast of Puntarenas – an advent…

The ‘Blackfish Effect’: SeaWorld to build new orca whale habitats
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The ‘Blackfish Effect’: SeaWorld to build new orca whale habitats

Christopher Palmeri | Bloomberg - August 17, 2014

Stung by falling attendance and criticism over its treatment of orca whales, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. will build new habitats for the animals at its theme parks. The…

Dutch teen targets Pacific Ocean ‘plastic soup’ menace
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Environment and Wildlife
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Dutch teen targets Pacific Ocean ‘plastic soup’ menace

Nicolas Delaunay | AFP - July 8, 2014

THE HAGUE – Dutch student Boyan Slat is only 19 years old, but he already has 100 people working on his revolutionary plan to scoop thousands of tons…

Police rescue injured dolphin from beach in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula
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Dolphin rescue
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Police rescue injured dolphin from beach in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Lindsay Fendt - June 17, 2014

Though record-breaking cocaine seizures have been keeping law enforcement busy lately, a police unit in Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, on the southern Pacific coast, found time to…

Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary
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Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post - June 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off limits to fishing,…

Tuna company, fishermen and environmental groups squabble over unpublished fishing decree
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Tuna company, fishermen and environmental groups squabble over unpublished fishing decree

Lindsay Fendt - June 10, 2014

Expected restrictions on industrial tuna fishing have been stalled pending the publication of a decree signed by former President Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014). Though Chinchilla signed the decree,…

Dolphins have been trapped in Costa Rica’s Pacuare River for nearly a month
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Dolphins have been trapped in Costa Rica’s Pacuare River for nearly a month

Lindsay Fendt - March 20, 2014

Sediment blocking the Pacuare River's mouth has left a group of dolphins stranded for nearly a month. The bottlenose dolphins – two adults and a calf –…

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Watch dolphins and rays devour hundreds of thousands of fish

Lindsay Fendt - March 17, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWn-4EbTLXs A large school of lantern fish was spotted off Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula in the southern Pacific last week. Lantern fish are among the most common…

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