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Environmental fair a lively showcase
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Environmental fair a lively showcase

Robert Isenberg - June 6, 2014

If you hear the phrase “Environmental Fair,” and you picture a few bearded guys singing “Kumbaya” around a newly planted tree, rest assured that the 10th annual…

Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report
Environment
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Environment
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Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report

Zach Dyer - June 6, 2014

Costa Rica can count itself among the world’s most effective tropical forest conservationists, according to a surprisingly upbeat report from the Union of Concerned Scientists on reductions…

World Environment Day
Environment
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Environment
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World Environment Day

Alberto Font - June 5, 2014

Controversial tourism documentary receives second release
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Controversial tourism documentary receives second release

Robert Isenberg - April 29, 2014

Everybody knows that Costa Rica is a tourists’ paradise. But in the documentary “The Goose with the Golden Eggs,” we hear another side to the story: The…

Cartago joins growing list of provinces struggling with water shortages
Eco water
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Eco water
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Cartago joins growing list of provinces struggling with water shortages

L. Arias - April 10, 2014

CARTAGO – The effects of drier rainy seasons in Costa Rica have been evident mostly in coastal areas in Guanacaste and Puntarenas, or in the higher altitude…

Shrimpers protest trawling ban
Business
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Business
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Shrimpers protest trawling ban

Lindsay Fendt - April 1, 2014

Carrying signs, horns and noisemakers, hundreds of shrimp fishermen marched outside the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday to protest the permanent expiration of another shrimp trawling license following…

Environment
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Earth Hour Costa Rica helped conserve 5 percent of the country’s daily energy use

Lindsay Fendt - March 31, 2014

From 8:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday consumers switched off their lights all across Costa Rica. The voluntary blackout was part of Costa Rica's participation in Earth…

5 Pacific coast beaches declared Costa Rica’s cleanest
Environment
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Environment
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5 Pacific coast beaches declared Costa Rica’s cleanest

L. Arias - March 24, 2014

Five Pacific beaches were declared the cleanest in the country during this year's Ecological Blue Flag (BAE) ceremony, held on Monday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in…

National Meteorological Institute forecasts another rainy season with less precipitation in most of Costa Rica
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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National Meteorological Institute forecasts another rainy season with less precipitation in most of Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 21, 2014

Costa Rica will experience the effects of an El Niño weather phenomenon beginning in July, which means less rainfall for most of the country, the National Meteorological Institute…

Tourists pay up to $6,800 each to visit Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco National Park
Environment
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Environment
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Tourists pay up to $6,800 each to visit Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco National Park

The Tico Times Staff - March 18, 2014

Third in a series on Isla del Coco National Park. Read parts one and two here. ISLA DEL COCO, Puntarenas – Steven Almoa, from Berlin, Germany, says…

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