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Massive landslides near Irazú’s summit could force relocation of telecommunications towers
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Massive landslides near Irazú’s summit could force relocation of telecommunications towers

L. Arias - March 23, 2015

Scientific staff from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) began a ground inspection Monday in an area near the Irazú Volcano where various landslides have collapsed the ground,…

Experts confirm increased activity at Turrialba Volcano
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Experts confirm increased activity at Turrialba Volcano

L. Arias - February 11, 2015

Tall, white columns of vapor and gas on Wednesday morning surprised residents near the Turrialba Volcano, east of Cartago, as the western crater registered increased activity that formed a…

Experts monitoring increase in seismic activity at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Experts monitoring increase in seismic activity at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano

L. Arias - January 20, 2015

A series of minor tremors, or microseisms, occurring since December has residents of several communities near Costa Rica's Irazú Volcano on alert. The magnitude of the temblors…

TIMELINE: A recent volcanic history of Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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TIMELINE: A recent volcanic history of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 7, 2014

Irazú marathon is a brutal uphill battle
Health
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Health
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Irazú marathon is a brutal uphill battle

Robert Isenberg - March 30, 2014

“It will be very hard,” said Philippe Bukovec, organizer of the Challenge Irazú races, just minutes before the 40-kilometer marathon started last Saturday morning. Bukovec chuckled morosely.…

Volcano marathon, a culinary challenge, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Volcano marathon, a culinary challenge, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - March 28, 2014

The Challenge Irazú It’s a marathon. On mountain trails. Around a volcano. Sound intense? It is. The Challenge Irazú combines multiple races on one action-packed day, which…

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Costa Rican authorities seize $50,000, heavy weapons at second stash site near Irazú Volcano

Zach Dyer - November 4, 2013

Early Saturday morning, Costa Rican Drug Control and National Police raided a camp near Irazú Volcano, some 50 kilometers northeast of the capital, where they discovered an…

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A hailstorm frosted Irazú Volcano on Friday

Erin Morris - November 3, 2013

Meteorologists were expecting heavy rains Friday, but instead the country received a rare hailstorm that left Irazú National Park covered in white. Alejandra Varela, a park official…

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10 cool facts about Sony’s gorgeous flower eruption ad filmed at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano

Erin Morris - November 2, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2DdtkDK7w0 The same company that released 300,000 bouncy balls in San Francisco has unleashed 8 million flower petals in Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano National Park. The video…

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5 creepy places you can visit in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - October 29, 2013

Though lacking in eerie Victorian homes and sinister-looking castles, the tropical jungles of Costa Rica have seen their fair share of hauntings. Local legends tell of tormented…

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