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CRUSA Foundation creates competition to strengthen non-profit organizations
Changemakers
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CRUSA Foundation creates competition to strengthen non-profit organizations

The Tico Times - January 24, 2019

Costa Rican nonprofit organizations seeking to jumpstart their fundraising, outreach, or overall capacity can now apply for support from a new source. The Costa Rica USA Foundation…

Saving tropical forests together
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Pic of the Day
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Saving tropical forests together

Alissa Grosskopf - October 27, 2018

“Biodiversity is directly linked to the number of trees in the landscape,” ecologist Rebecca Cole said. “More trees equals more biodiversity and more carbon sequestration. Every tree…

How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees
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Changemakers
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How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees

Sandy Sandoval - September 12, 2018

Bees have always shown what it means to live in a harmonious system of collaboration. These tiny insects are a testament that a team made up of…

Scientist discovers new species of frog in Central America: Sylvia’s tree frog
Colorful frogs
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Colorful frogs
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Scientist discovers new species of frog in Central America: Sylvia’s tree frog

Alexander Villegas - August 7, 2018

It took 20 years of research, but Andrew Gray, the Curator of Herpetology at the Manchester Museum, finally discovered a new species of frog, the Cruziohyla sylviae.…

Can Costa Rica save its bees?
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Environment & Wildlife
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Can Costa Rica save its bees?

Mitzi Stark - July 18, 2018

Imagine a day without fruit or vegetables. No orange juice for breakfast. No honey for your pancakes nor strawberries to top them. No tomatoes for a salad…

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado visits the United States
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado visits the United States

Elizabeth Lang - June 12, 2018

Today and tomorrow President Carlos Alvarado is visiting Washington D.C., his first trip abroad following his inauguration on May 8. The president's meetings will focus on issues…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2018

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"] Originally published on April 22, 2016.

Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

Famous primatologist, anthropologist and chimpanzee specialist Jane Goodall posed this week with a copy of the book "Guardians of Nature and her Friends: Save the River," written…

Climate change threatens Latin America coffee producers
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Climate Change
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Climate change threatens Latin America coffee producers

AFP - September 12, 2017

Climate change is threatening the Latin American zones most favorable for growing coffee, according to a study out Monday that warns production could drop by nearly 90…

Costa Rican students transform pineapple waste into dishes and plates
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican students transform pineapple waste into dishes and plates

Mitzi Stark - September 5, 2017

Pineapples are one of Costa Rica's major products for export and for the national market – but pineapples also produce a lot of leaves, which add to…

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