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Costa Rican Minister will leave office to lead Global Environment Facility
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Costa Rican Minister will leave office to lead Global Environment Facility

AFP and The Tico Times - June 3, 2020

The Minister of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, will leave his post to take over as head of the Global Environment Facility, which…

What’s the difference between a green, yellow and orange alert in Costa Rica?
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Costa Rica
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What’s the difference between a green, yellow and orange alert in Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) in Costa Rica frequently issues green and yellow alerts for parts or all of the country. In fact, right now all of…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers Monday evening eruptions
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers Monday evening eruptions

The Tico Times - June 1, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted twice Monday, sending columns of gas 1.5 to 2 km into the skies above its crater. According…

Slothy Sunday: Living with the ‘wrong’ side up
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Living with the ‘wrong’ side up

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 31, 2020

Have you ever tried hanging horizontally from your local monkey bars? How about doing a headstand? If you've ever tried, you might have realized that hanging upside…

Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy
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Fishing
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Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy

Todd Staley - May 25, 2020

The permanent smile mother nature seemed to put on their faces and their high intelligence are probably some of the reasons virtually everybody loves dolphins. Costa Rica…

Slothy Sunday: The black anteater of the sloth family tree
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The black anteater of the sloth family tree

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 24, 2020

Sloths are some of the strangest creatures in the world. If you were to describe a generic sloth to someone, your might mention their long limbs and…

Manuel Antonio reopens with capacity for 1,300 daily tourists
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Costa Rica
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Manuel Antonio reopens with capacity for 1,300 daily tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 18, 2020

Costa Rica’s most popular national park is reopening to the public.  Manuel Antonio National Park near Quepos, Puntarenas joins several other protected wildlife areas across Costa Rica…

Slothy Sunday: Quarantine with sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Quarantine with sloths

Sara Hatch / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 17, 2020

When I was planning at the beginning of this year for my sloth rehabilitation internship in Costa Rica, little did I know how drastically not just my…

Costa Rica fishing group donates food baskets coastal communities
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Fishing
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Costa Rica fishing group donates food baskets coastal communities

Todd Staley - May 15, 2020

Like most nations around the globe, Costa Rica has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Because of its considerable tourism and fishing-based economy, the impact has…

Slothy Sunday: Honoring mothers, and Mother Earth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Honoring mothers, and Mother Earth

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 10, 2020

While many countries celebrate Mother's Day today, Costa Rica is not one of them. Even so, here at the Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Isidro de Heredia,…