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To conserve the Amazon, the forest must become an economic ‘asset’
Amazonia
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Amazonia
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To conserve the Amazon, the forest must become an economic ‘asset’

JURRIAAN VAN EERTEN - January 5, 2016

IQUITOS, Peru – When the brisk 66-year-old Julio Conwachi Sandow takes tourists through the jungle to go bird-watching, he talks a lot about flora and fauna. With…

Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!

The Tico Times - December 1, 2015

Prior to the 20th century, many North Americans participated in a Christmas Day tradition known as a Side Hunt, in which they ventured into the countryside in teams, or…

Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

The Tico Times - November 2, 2015

Heads up! One of the most spectacular wildlife displays on the planet is happening in the skies over Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast right now: fall raptor migration.…

US adds two macaws to endangered species list
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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US adds two macaws to endangered species list

AFP - October 1, 2015

MIAMI – Poaching and habitat loss have landed the military macaw (Ara militaris) and the great green macaw (Ara ambiguus), two birds typically found in Central and South…

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

The Tico Times - September 14, 2015

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

Nearly all seabirds will have ingested plastic by 2050
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Nearly all seabirds will have ingested plastic by 2050

AFP - September 1, 2015

MIAMI, Florida -- Most seabirds have already eaten plastic in the oceans, and scientists projected Monday that 99 percent will have done so by 2050. Plastics are…

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - August 17, 2015

The Tico Times is pleased to welcome Robin Kazmier, the general manager of our Publications Group, into an additional role: at the helm of  "Into the Wild,"…

4 things not to miss during bird migration season
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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4 things not to miss during bird migration season

The Tico Times - April 7, 2015

As the first signs of spring emerge in North America, the migratory birds that wintered in Costa Rica begin to make their way back north. Every year…