The entrance area at Manuel Antonio National Park will have more booths, benches and other improvements to reduce wait times and long lines.
A traditional Good Friday celebration resulted in the death of a crocodile in a Guanacaste town.
Environment Ministry officials claim 100 percent of the wildfires inside protected areas occurred because of people’s negligent or premeditated actions.
Environment officials conducted a physical evaluation of the sea lions and then released them offshore after looking for currents that could carry them back home.
Environment Ministry officials are currently working on the National Wetland Inventory, a project to compile an updated list of all water sources in the country.
Environmental groups believe a cableway to Chirripó peak would attract crowds that would overload the national park’s capacity and endanger the protected lands.
Government officials pledged to evaluate available options to compensate 170 alleged former gold miners who claim they were evicted from the lands that are now part of Corcovado National Park.
The Public Security Ministry confirmed that 50 National Police officers had been sent to help Corcovado's park rangers and staffers respond to the demonstration.
A final recommendation on the lion’s fate will be announced Thursday to the Ministers of Environment, and Agriculture and Livestock, followed by a public announcement.