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Four Dutch tourists and guide treated for injuries after Arenal Volcano rescue
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Four Dutch tourists and guide treated for injuries after Arenal Volcano rescue

The Tico Times - November 5, 2017

Four Dutch tourists and a Costa Rican guide were successfully rescued from Arenal Volcano Saturday morning after being injured during a summit hike to an area off-limits…

Environment Ministry reports spike in illegal tours to Arenal Volcano’s summit
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Environment Ministry reports spike in illegal tours to Arenal Volcano’s summit

L. Arias - February 28, 2017

Environment Ministry (MINAE) officials have reported an increase in the unauthorized entry of tourists to restricted areas of Arenal Volcano National Park, one of Costa Rica’s most…

Costa Rica legislature to hear bill allowing ‘green’ geothermal projects in national parks
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica legislature to hear bill allowing ‘green’ geothermal projects in national parks

John McPhaul - November 11, 2015

Despite declarations from the executive branch that the Costa Rican government will not pursue geothermal electricity development in national parks, the office of governing Citizen Action Party…

Another U.S. tourist dies hiking trail in Costa Rica
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Environment and Wildlife
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Another U.S. tourist dies hiking trail in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 18, 2015

U.S. citizen Paul Thomas Walter, 62, died of a heart attack March 13 while hiking on a trail near Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano National Park. He was one…