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Costa Rica launches crowdfunding campaign for northern reforestation
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Costa Rica launches crowdfunding campaign for northern reforestation

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 9, 2020

Costa Rica on Wednesday launched a fundraising campaign titled "Huella del Futuro" with the goal of planting 200,000 trees in nine northern cantons by September 2021. In…

Costa Rica receives $54.1 million from Green Climate Fund for reducing emissions
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Costa Rica receives $54.1 million from Green Climate Fund for reducing emissions

AFP - November 10, 2020

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) awarded Costa Rica $54.1 million for the protection of forests, in recognition of the country's achievements in reducing emissions, the government reported…

Costa Rica bets on carbon offsets to conserve environment, support eco-tourism
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Costa Rica bets on carbon offsets to conserve environment, support eco-tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2020

SARAPIQUÍ, Heredia — Costa Rica is offering tourists the opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint as part of a program to support ecotourism. Visitors who choose to…

Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week
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Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week

The Tico Times - September 21, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado will participate this week in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Costa Rican Presidency announced.  In a message to be…

World Conservation Congress postponed (again) due to Covid-19
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World Conservation Congress postponed (again) due to Covid-19

AFP - September 16, 2020

The World Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which was originally scheduled to take place in France in June 2020 and was postponed…

‘Nature is our life insurance,’ says Costa Rica’s Minister of Environment
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‘Nature is our life insurance,’ says Costa Rica’s Minister of Environment

Anna Pelegri / AFP - December 12, 2019

Nature can contribute 30% of the solutions in the fight against global warming, says the Minister of Environment of Costa Rica, the architect of a new coalition…

Cocos Island earns worldwide ‘Blue Park’ distinction from Marine Conservation Institute
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Cocos Island earns worldwide ‘Blue Park’ distinction from Marine Conservation Institute

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 24, 2019

Costa Rica's Cocos Island has been designated as a "Blue Park" by the Marine Conservation Institute, the organization announced this week. The distinction highlights "the world's best…

Alvarado promotes Costa Rica’s commitment to combating climate change during U.N. General Assembly
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Alvarado promotes Costa Rica’s commitment to combating climate change during U.N. General Assembly

Nate Doughty - September 25, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado met with world leaders and diplomats Tuesday during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City to discuss the Central American…

Cocos Island nominated for Global Ocean Refuge distinction
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Cocos Island nominated for Global Ocean Refuge distinction

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 5, 2019

Costa Rica's Cocos Island is one of six finalists to be designated as a "Global Ocean Refuge" by the Marine Conservation Institute. The organization nominates "protected areas…

Helping To Save The Titi Monkey in Costa Rica
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Helping To Save The Titi Monkey in Costa Rica

Sandy Sandoval - November 11, 2018

[caption id="attachment_2256" align="alignleft" width="750"] James Kaiser[/caption] The tití monkey (Saimiri oerstedii) is a Central American primate species, which has two subspecies that are geographically isolated, one of…