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Costa Rica opens UN climate meeting with call for concrete actions
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica opens UN climate meeting with call for concrete actions

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 3, 2019

Representatives from dozens of countries, including Costa Rica, are in Spain this week for the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, also known as COP25.…

Tough Love: Re-wilding an orphaned tamandua
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Tough Love: Re-wilding an orphaned tamandua

Duncan Coleman / Toucan Rescue Ranch - December 1, 2019

My name is Duncan Coleman, and I am the surrogate father of an orphaned tamandua anteater. I grew up in Wimberley, Texas, but now I live in…

Slothy Sunday: The rise of the sloth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The rise of the sloth

Janet Sandi Carmiol / Toucan Rescue Ranch - November 24, 2019

It's hard to love something that you don’t know much about … so I want people to learn a little bit more about sloths! After some research,…

Slothy Sunday: Two sloths, two fingers, too cool
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Two sloths, two fingers, too cool

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - November 17, 2019

If you don't believe that sloths are one of the most popular animals around these days, you haven't been paying attention. Sloths are on T-shirts, hats, mugs,…

Wild Wednesday: Ginger had another baby!
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Wild Wednesday: Ginger had another baby!

The Tico Times - November 6, 2019

Every other Wednesday, we bring you an adorable photo and the brief story of an animal at Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary near Nosara, Guanacaste.Today, we have a message…

In Costa Rica, companies make social and environmental commitments
Business
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Business
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In Costa Rica, companies make social and environmental commitments

AFP and The Tico Times - November 3, 2019

An international business organization met Friday with its colleagues in Costa Rica in search of allies willing to adhere to the commitment to seek a social and…

Slothy Sunday: Sloth Ironman Games raise money, awareness for sloth conservation
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Sloth Ironman Games raise money, awareness for sloth conservation

Nate Doughty - October 27, 2019

At Toucan Rescue Ranch, it is the sloths that take center stage — especially during the  Sloth Ironman Games. Now in its fourth year, this year's competition…

Wild Wednesday: Raising orphaned baby raccoons
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Wild Wednesday: Raising orphaned baby raccoons

The Tico Times - October 23, 2019

Every other Wednesday, we bring you an adorable photo and the brief story of an animal at Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary near Nosara, Guanacaste. Today, we have a…

Wild Wednesday: Wildlife electrocution concerns in Guanacaste
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Wild Wednesday: Wildlife electrocution concerns in Guanacaste

Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary - October 9, 2019

Every other Wednesday, we publish a short story from Sibu Wildlife Sanctuary. * * * * The electrocution of monkeys in the Guanacaste area is steadily growing.…

Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.
Editorial
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Editorial
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Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.

Grace Pender, Thony Porras and Amaro Solís Quinn - September 24, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…

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