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Costa Rica ecolodge Selva Bananito: I’m dreaming of a green Christmas
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Costa Rica ecolodge Selva Bananito: I’m dreaming of a green Christmas

Karl Kahler - January 6, 2016

BANANITO, Limón — After a very rainy Christmas Day drive from San José to the Caribbean Sea, and after some bad directions from both the Waze app…

Danta Corcovado rain forest lodge lures ecotourists to Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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Danta Corcovado rain forest lodge lures ecotourists to Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Jill Replogle - December 6, 2015

PUERTO JIMÉNEZ, Costa Rica — The rustic wooden sign at the entrance to the rickety footbridge separating me from my little cabin in the rain forest was…

In Uvita, the whale brings a big wave of tourism
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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In Uvita, the whale brings a big wave of tourism

Michael Krumholtz - July 14, 2015

UVITA, Puntarenas - Layers of brilliant emerald climb toward the clouds, walling off a coastal village from all else but the seemingly endless reach of the Pacific. Hotels and condos dotting the…

Ecotourism
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Toucan Rescue Ranch: The cutest place on Earth?

Robert Isenberg - May 27, 2015

A baby sloth snuggles into a basket. The sloth’s fur is white and brown, and its texture looks as soft as a freshly laundered towel. The nose…

Monteverde dazzles — wet, wild, lush and teeming with life
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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Monteverde dazzles — wet, wild, lush and teeming with life

Karl Kahler - May 14, 2015

MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE, Puntarenas — The guide said there was a poisonous little snake that lived somewhere along this section of the trail, deep in the…

Free the tree-huggers! Jaguar Rescue Center liberates sloths
Animals
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Animals
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Free the tree-huggers! Jaguar Rescue Center liberates sloths

Karl Kahler - April 23, 2015

PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA, Limón — Here’s something you don’t see every day — a two-toed sloth getting its toenails painted blue. “We paint them so we…

Caution: Dog-sloth-monkey-human Xing
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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Caution: Dog-sloth-monkey-human Xing

Robert Isenberg - April 9, 2015

It seems like a recipe for disaster: (1) The way people drive in Costa Rica, and (2) an abundance of wildlife. You would think each highway would…

Fishing in Golfito: Sustainability and sport, or, I swear I caught a huge fish!
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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Fishing in Golfito: Sustainability and sport, or, I swear I caught a huge fish!

Peter Majerle - March 27, 2015

I caught a huge fish. I swear it was like 6 feet long and weighed around 80 pounds. A sailfish. Fighters, those suckers. But I tired him…

Ecotourism
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What’s hairy, eight-legged, and under glass?

Robert Isenberg - March 25, 2015

INBio’s vision was fairly corporate-sounding: “To be the natural theme park with an entrepreneurial spirit aimed at self-sufficiency and commitment to innovation, quality, and excellence in services…

adventure
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‘Travel with Ann’ focuses on language, culture, and women’s empowerment

Robert Isenberg - February 24, 2015

During one of her many trips to Costa Rica, Ann Becker received an unusual offer: a serving of termites. “They said it tasted just like carrots,” recalled…

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