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Communities to commemorate World Oceans Day with cleanups, events

Oceans generate oxygen, provide food and regulate the climate, among many other benefits.

Costa Rica Sea Turtle Release: ‘Hugo’ Released Back Into Ocean

Each year, thousands of olive ridley turtles come ashore in Costa Rica in what’s known as an arribada, a mass nesting of the turtles that lasts several days. 

A whale with a message: say no to that plastic bottle

A new sculpture reminds us of the damage caused by single-use plastics.

Costa Rica launches quest to replace most single-use plastic by 2021

Costa Rica generates 4,000 tons of waste every day. Of these, 11 percent are plastics that end up in the sea, including 1.5 million plastic bottles.

U.S. donates new station, speed boat to Costa Rica’s Coast Guard

The U.S. government also donated a 45-foot-long interceptor speed boat that local Coast Guard officials dubbed “Cadejos 3.”

Thousands of dead fish found in Caribbean rivers

Water samples were collected from the river for laboratory testing; environmentalists believe the death of fish could be linked to the use of agrochemicals at farms in the area.

Community Aids Limón Red Cross

THE grave financial situation of the Limón Red Cross has taken an optimisticturn after the Caribbean port town’s chapterthreatened to close its doors severalmonths...

Chinese Balloon Spotted Flying Over Costa Rica?

Costa Rica social media has been abuzz with posts and photos of a large white balloon seen flying over the country. The reports started...

The Quakers and Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde, Costa Rica is a small town located in the northern part of the country, known for its stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity....

Costa Rican Plans to Modify Recreational Marijuana Bill

The Costa Rican government is set to present a substitute text to the recreational marijuana bill after obtaining feedback from different institutions. According to Natalia...
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