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A sloth for your Sunday
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Sloth Sundays
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A sloth for your Sunday

The Tico Times - April 11, 2021

Happy Sunday from all of us at The Tico Times!

FAO and IMO launch global campaign to clean up the oceans
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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FAO and IMO launch global campaign to clean up the oceans

AFP and The Tico Times - April 9, 2021

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday launched a global campaign to combat marine litter and clean the…

Costa Rica rolls out the welcome mat to the yachting world
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica rolls out the welcome mat to the yachting world

Todd Staley - March 23, 2021

One of the most spectacular ways to see Costa Rica is from the water. Gentle waves roll toward the shore, turning from blue to emerald green, and…

‘Cuteness overload’: Lonely Planet shares Costa Rican sloth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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‘Cuteness overload’: Lonely Planet shares Costa Rican sloth

The Tico Times - March 22, 2021

We didn't post a Slothy Sunday yesterday, so this post from Lonely Planet will just have to suffice:   View this post on Instagram   A post…

President Alvarado meets with leader of upcoming UN climate talks
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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President Alvarado meets with leader of upcoming UN climate talks

The Tico Times - March 20, 2021

President Carlos Alvarado met this week with Alok Sharma, the British politician who will preside over the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. As…

Illegal fishing kills Costa Rica marine life and tourism in Golfo Dulce and Southern Zone
Fishing
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Fishing
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Illegal fishing kills Costa Rica marine life and tourism in Golfo Dulce and Southern Zone

Todd Staley - March 18, 2021

The Osa Peninsula has always been considered the “wild west” of Costa Rica. Until recently, it was difficult to access, which made it attractive to people hiding…

Waste management ‘one of biggest environmental problems,’ Costa Rica says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Waste management ‘one of biggest environmental problems,’ Costa Rica says

The Tico Times - March 18, 2021

The Costa Rican government on Wednesday called mis-handling of solid waste "one of the biggest environmental problems" facing the country today. In that context, the Presidency introduced…

Top Fishing App Helps Costa Rica Anglers
Fishing
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Fishing
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Top Fishing App Helps Costa Rica Anglers

Todd Staley - March 14, 2021

Since man began taking fish from the ocean, they have used natural occurrences and eventually man-made technology to help them find fish. Before modern fish-finder sonar, grouper…

Nicaragua volcano blankets communities in ash
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Nicaragua volcano blankets communities in ash

AFP - March 10, 2021

The San Cristobal volcano, the highest in Nicaragua and one of its most active, spewed a cloud of ash Tuesday that blanketed the city of Chinandega and…

Starting in April, Manuel Antonio NP will be open on Mondays
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Starting in April, Manuel Antonio NP will be open on Mondays

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 8, 2021

Costa Rica’s most popular national park is switching up its hours.  Starting April 1, Manuel Antonio National Park will remain open on Mondays in an effort to…