Froggy Friday: Red-eyed tree frog in Sarapiquí
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Froggy Friday: Red-eyed tree frog in Sarapiquí

The Tico Times - May 10, 2019

Hoppy Friday, everyone! The red-eyed tree frog has become a Costa Rican icon as a result of its ubiquity and beauty. They are nocturnal, so your best…

IPBES issues dire report on climate change: Effects accelerating, impacts measured
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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IPBES issues dire report on climate change: Effects accelerating, impacts measured

Michelle Soto / Latin Clima - May 8, 2019

Although climate change has not been the main reason for the loss of biodiversity and the deterioration of ecosystems in the last 50 years, it is exacerbating…

Slothy Sunday: The Rescue of Volcano Girl (AKA Anise) a two-fingered sloth
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: The Rescue of Volcano Girl (AKA Anise) a two-fingered sloth

The Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 5, 2019

Last December, we received a call from MINAE informing us that they were bringing us an orphaned sloth. It had been found lying in a stream high…

Hiking Arenal Volcano National Park: A giant tree and a new trail
Arenal
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Arenal
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Hiking Arenal Volcano National Park: A giant tree and a new trail

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 4, 2019

ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK — It almost seems silly, hiking several kilometers through secondary forest to see a single tree. That is, until you reach it. The…

Manuel Antonio expands capacity following improvements
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Manuel Antonio expands capacity following improvements

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 30, 2019

Costa Rica’s most popular national park is getting busier. Manuel Antonio National Park now welcomes up to 2,700 visitors each day following upgrades to its wastewater treatment…

Capture the magic: Final call for national photography contest
Costa Rica wildlife
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Costa Rica wildlife
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Capture the magic: Final call for national photography contest

The Tico Times - April 30, 2019

As Costa Rica's dry season reaches its end, the country bursts with color thanks to its many species of flowering trees. Fundación Árboles Mágicos (Magical Trees Foundation)…

First sail on a fly
Fishing
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Fishing
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First sail on a fly

Todd Staley - April 28, 2019

The angler stood on the veranda of Marina Pez Vela in Quepos and looked at the vast sport fishing fleet in awe. A Colorado native and avid…

Experts predict continued rainfall deficits throughout Central America due to El Niño
Central America
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Central America
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Experts predict continued rainfall deficits throughout Central America due to El Niño

AFP and The Tico Times - April 27, 2019

The El Niño phenomenon will cause a rainfall deficit in Central America over the next three months, weather experts reported on Friday in San Salvador. According to…

Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050

Marco Sibaja / AFP - April 21, 2019

Eric Orlich and his wife Gioconda Rojas own two electric vehicles, which they charge at home in the garage thanks to solar panels on their roof. That…

Slothy Sunday: Mom and baby sloth reunited
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Mom and baby sloth reunited

Melody Bomon / The Toucan Rescue Ranch - April 14, 2019

A few weeks ago the Toucan Rescue Ranch and Saving Sloths Together Release Site team received a phone call. “We found a baby sloth,” they said. We…

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