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Scientists figure out why female turtles are born at higher temperatures
Climate Change
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Scientists figure out why female turtles are born at higher temperatures

Sarah Kaplan | The Washington Post - May 7, 2016

In the 1980s, scientists trying to save sea turtles noticed something truly bizarre. They thought they were doing something good: rescuing eggs from vulnerable beaches and keeping…

Meatless Monday initiative launches in Costa Rica
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Meatless Monday initiative launches in Costa Rica

L. Arias - April 25, 2016

Costa Rica is officially joining the global initiative known as “Meatless Monday,” or Lunes sin Carne, meant to reduce meat consumption among the population. The local office of the animal…

Astronaut Franklin Chang’s Ad Astra to develop hydrogen-fueled transportation in Guanacaste
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Astronaut Franklin Chang’s Ad Astra to develop hydrogen-fueled transportation in Guanacaste

L. Arias - March 29, 2016

Ad Astra Rocket, the company of former NASA astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz, signed an agreement Monday with EARTH University to research and develop hydrogen-powered transportation in Costa Rica's…

Water concessions: A priority for use in Costa Rica
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Climate Change
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Water concessions: A priority for use in Costa Rica

Germán Ignacio Pochet Ballester - March 16, 2016

Today, more than ever, humanity faces the possibility of an environmental catastrophe, caused mainly by global warming. Across the globe you can see the effects: rising sea…

Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say

Darryl Fears | The Washington Post - February 18, 2016

Warming waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans have increased the prevalence of diseases that are turning sea stars to mush and killing lobsters by burrowing under…

Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case
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Climate Change
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Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - February 12, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama told Democratic supporters Thursday not to "despair" over the Supreme Court's decision to issue a stay on the administration's Clean Power Plan to…

US Supreme Court puts Obama’s emissions reduction plan on hold
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Business
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US Supreme Court puts Obama’s emissions reduction plan on hold

AFP - February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants pending a legal…