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MINAE raises alarm about drug trafficking in Costa Rica’s protected land
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MINAE raises alarm about drug trafficking in Costa Rica’s protected land

Rita Valverde / Semanario Universidad - May 17, 2019

The Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE) has requested assistance from the Public Security Ministry in the face of increased drug trafficking through Protected Wildlife Areas. The call…

Sunset at Corcovado
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Sunset at Corcovado

The Tico Times - March 27, 2018

Whether your Holy Week this year is all about travel, worship or politics – or just a regular week at the office – we hope it holds at least…

Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies
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Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies

L. Arias - June 26, 2017

The sounds of rains, winds, waves, or the trilling of birds on the Osa Peninsula could soon be used as a therapeutic tool to improve the quality of life…

Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park
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Conservation
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Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 22, 2017

The group of people claiming to be former gold miners have left the lands they occupied outside Corcovado National Park in southwestern Costa Rica after reaching an agreement…

Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation 
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Conservation
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Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation 

L. Arias - February 20, 2017

A group of more than 100 people who identified themselves as gold miners set up a camp just outside Corcovado National Park on Sunday. They are demanding…

Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park
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Conservation
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Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 2, 2017

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, ordered the Costa Rican government to outline a plan to protect Corcovado National Park and other nearby areas…

Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people
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Activities
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Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people

The Tico Times - September 5, 2016

Milking a cow was not something I expected to do on my three-day tour of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula with the organization Caminos de Osa. And yet, once…

Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park
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Costa Rica
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Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park

The Tico Times - May 23, 2016

A forensic team discovered the passport of missing U.S. hiker Cody Dial over the weekend among human remains found in Corcovado National Park, officials from the Judicial…

Human remains in Corcovado could belong to missing US hiker Cody Dial
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Costa Rica
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Human remains in Corcovado could belong to missing US hiker Cody Dial

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 20, 2016

Update: Friday, May 20, 6:06 p.m.  Police say it is "very likely" that human remains found in Costa Rica's remote Corcovado National Park belong to 27-year-old U.S. hiker Cody…

Nat Geo mini-series investigates Cody Dial’s disappearance in Corcovado National Park
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Costa Rica
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Nat Geo mini-series investigates Cody Dial’s disappearance in Corcovado National Park

The Tico Times - May 7, 2016

It has been almost two years since 27-year-old Alaska Native, Cody Dial went missing in Costa Rica's remote Corcovado National Park but his disappearance remains a mystery. Now, a new documentary on…