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Santa Rosa National Park provides cutting-edge data on changing planet
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Santa Rosa National Park provides cutting-edge data on changing planet

The Tico Times - October 7, 2016

SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, Guanacaste — Arturo Sánchez-Azofeifa shuffles into the administrative dining hall at Santa Rosa National Park, sweating in the early afternoon heat. He needs…

PHOTOS: Chasing Moby at Uvita’s Whale and Dolphin Festival
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Activities
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PHOTOS: Chasing Moby at Uvita’s Whale and Dolphin Festival

Kristel Segeren - September 16, 2016

The annual Whale and Dolphin Festival was held earlier this month for the eighth time in the small, Pacific coast town of Uvita. September is probably the best…

PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks
Conservation
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Conservation
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PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks

Erin Skoczylas - August 24, 2016

Each year on August 24, Costa Rica celebrates its national parks, one of the country's most impressive legacies. More than one-quarter of this small country's land is protected. The…

Park ranger to serve 12-year prison sentence for attempted murder
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Park ranger to serve 12-year prison sentence for attempted murder

The Tico Times - August 11, 2016

After losing an appeal, Costa Rican Park Ranger Mauricio Steller, 32, turned himself in to prison guards Wednesday to begin a 12-year sentence. Steller was convicted last…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash…

Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley

L. Arias - May 24, 2016

The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported.…

New map shows importance of Central America indigenous communities to forest conservation
Conservation
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Conservation
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New map shows importance of Central America indigenous communities to forest conservation

The Tico Times - May 12, 2016

Indigenous communities may play a crucial role in the preservation of Central America’s forests, according to a new map produced by the International Union for the Conservation…