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7 natural pest control recipes for the Costa Rica rainy season
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7 natural pest control recipes for the Costa Rica rainy season

Ed Bernhardt - May 2, 2021

.As the tropical rains increase when the rainy season in Costa Rica begins, so do the bugs - and for the gardener, that can spell trouble.  Most…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2021

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"]

Slothy Sunday: Visit Costa Rica’s sloths on Earth Day!
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Environment and Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: Visit Costa Rica’s sloths on Earth Day!

Mariana Diaz / Toucan Rescue Ranch - April 18, 2021

Happy Earth Week, everyone! As you may or may not know, Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. And…

President Alvarado meets with leader of upcoming UN climate talks
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Climate Change
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President Alvarado meets with leader of upcoming UN climate talks

The Tico Times - March 20, 2021

President Carlos Alvarado met this week with Alok Sharma, the British politician who will preside over the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. As…

Nicaragua volcano blankets communities in ash
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Environment and Wildlife
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Nicaragua volcano blankets communities in ash

AFP - March 10, 2021

The San Cristobal volcano, the highest in Nicaragua and one of its most active, spewed a cloud of ash Tuesday that blanketed the city of Chinandega and…

How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names
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Environment and Wildlife
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How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

When it comes to pointing out animals, some people in Costa Rican can be extremely unspecific. Sometimes it seems that all small or rodent-like animals are referred…

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts
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Costa Rica wildlife
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Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

Since they were first described by naturalists in the 1700s, sloths have been misunderstood. Early scientists described the slow-moving beasts as lazy and useless and believed the…

Costa Rica aims for urban natural parks to improve wellness in cities
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica aims for urban natural parks to improve wellness in cities

The Tico Times - February 25, 2021

The Costa Rican government this week issued a decree creating a new type of park within the framework of the Environment Ministry. Urban Natural Parks have the objective…

Government updates Costa Rica decarbonization efforts
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Environment and Wildlife
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Government updates Costa Rica decarbonization efforts

The Tico Times - February 24, 2021

The Costa Rican government on Wednesday updated the progress of the country's decarbonization efforts. The Presidency says 90.7% of the 2022 targets are underway, while 25% of…

Costa Ricans filed 5,000 environmental complaints in 2020
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Costa Rica
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Costa Ricans filed 5,000 environmental complaints in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2021

The Environment Ministry (MINAE) says it received 5,722 complaints related to alleged environmental crimes in 2020. The figure represents a 9.3% increase over 2019. More than 85%…

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