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Energy Consumption in Costa Rica: 5 Ways to Cut Down

A frontrunner in renewable energy, 95-98% of Costa Rica's electricity comes from renewable sources. While hydroelectricity is the largest source, other sources include wind,...

Costa Rica Investigates Abangares Mining Environmental Disaster

Since Friday, July 15, a technical team from the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) has been conducting field inspections at the La Luz...

A Brief History of Costa Rica’s National Park System

Costa Rica’s National Park System was created in 1970 with efforts to protect and conserve what is considered to be one of the country’s...

Long hop from Nicaragua to US for frogs and spiders sold as ‘pets’

With great care, Yesenia Talavera transfers a tiny frog from a plant, where it was sleeping, to a plastic container with breathing holes, a...

Costa Rica’s Cocos Island National Park celebrated its 44th anniversary

On June 22, an activity was held to commemorate the 44th anniversary of Cocos Island National Park. This celebration was an excellent opportunity to...

Costa Rica completes successful environmental labeling project

The Ministry of Environment and Energy, through the Directorate of Environmental Quality Management (DIGECA), completed the Environmental Labeling Project in the American region. The...

Is Costa Rica becoming a Green Country? The new Environment and Energy Program

This Monday, June 6, in the context of World Environment Day, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE), the National System of Conservation Areas...

Climate talks test global resolve on warming

Negotiators from almost 200 countries will meet in Bonn Monday for climate talks tasked with reigniting momentum on tackling global warming, as Russia's invasion...

President Rodrigo Chaves announces major reform of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute

In his first hours as President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves Robles signed decrees and issued directives that imply a strong reform in the...

Climate change creating new virus hotspots ‘in our backyard’

Climate change will drive animals towards cooler areas where their first encounters with other species will vastly increase the risk of new viruses infecting...
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