Beijing, the world's biggest polluter, has sought to position itself in recent years as a world leader on environmental issues.
Goals include protecting 30% of lands and oceans, a measure led by France and Costa Rica.
U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an Executive Order that, in part, commits the country to taking bold steps regarding environmental conservation.
Global warming has begun to take a toll, with far worse impacts on the not-so-distant horizon, experts say.
Costa Rica's main objective: to protect 30% of the Earth's natural spaces by 2030, an initiative that begins to be known as #30x30.
President Carlos Alvarado says Costa Rica's decarbonization plan could benefit the country's economy to the tune of $19.5 billion.
Guards who work for the Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge collect about 10,000-15,000 eggs from the sand each year.
Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado is expected to attend.
Costa Rica delayed the next steps with a bill that seeks to legalize medical marijuana and the production of hemp.
For the second straight year, Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly has approved a discount on the mandatory vehicle circulation permits, or marchamos. Deputies approved the project on...