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Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies
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Animal welfare
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Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2020

The National System of Conservation Areas, part of the Environment Ministry, has informed Ponderosa Adventure Park in Guanacaste that it must make changes in order to comply…

Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week

The Tico Times - September 21, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado will participate this week in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Costa Rican Presidency announced.  In a message to be…

Protect 30% of planet by 2030: UN Nature rescue plan
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Protect 30% of planet by 2030: UN Nature rescue plan

Marlowe Hood / AFP - January 13, 2020

Thirty percent of Earth's surface across land and sea should become protected areas by 2030 to ensure the viability of ecosystems essential to human wellbeing, according to…

‘Nature is our life insurance,’ says Costa Rica’s Minister of Environment
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Climate Change
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‘Nature is our life insurance,’ says Costa Rica’s Minister of Environment

Anna Pelegri / AFP - December 12, 2019

Nature can contribute 30% of the solutions in the fight against global warming, says the Minister of Environment of Costa Rica, the architect of a new coalition…

‘Do it for our children,’ parents plead at UN climate meet
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Climate Change
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‘Do it for our children,’ parents plead at UN climate meet

Marlowe Hood / AFP - December 5, 2019

Parents from around the globe Thursday said governments locked in negotiations at UN talks in Madrid must beat back the threat of global warming to "give our…

Costa Rica opens UN climate meeting with call for concrete actions
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica opens UN climate meeting with call for concrete actions

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 3, 2019

Representatives from dozens of countries, including Costa Rica, are in Spain this week for the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, also known as COP25.…

United States formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord
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Climate Change
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United States formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Shaun Tandon / AFP - November 4, 2019

The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier…

Spain steps in to host COP25 climate summit as Greta asks for a lift
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Climate Change
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Spain steps in to host COP25 climate summit as Greta asks for a lift

Daniel Silva / AFP - November 1, 2019

Spain will host the COP25 climate summit in December, the UN said on Friday, after Chile abandoned plans to hold it due to deadly anti-government protests. Some…

Global climate meetings in Costa Rica close with call for further action
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Global climate meetings in Costa Rica close with call for further action

AFP and The Tico Times - October 11, 2019

Government and civil society representatives from across the world called on Thursday in Costa Rica for countries to take more decisive action in the face of global…

At environmental forum, Costa Rica touts economic benefits of climate policy
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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At environmental forum, Costa Rica touts economic benefits of climate policy

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 9, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado says Costa Rica's decarbonization plan could benefit the country's economy to the tune of $19.5 billion. During a speech at the PreCOP 25 meetings,…