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One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience

Marshall Cobb - October 9, 2017

Read more of Marshall Cobb's Dispatches from Monteverde here. Early in the morning this past Thursday, my insomnia and I surfed the net. One story in particular…

Bike rides with Paul Smith – and other dangerous pursuits
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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Bike rides with Paul Smith – and other dangerous pursuits

Marshall Cobb - October 6, 2017

See also: The day I rode my bicycle to see the president Driving on shabby, rocky roads with huge potholes, ruts and unexpected mounds is never easy…

The day I rode my bicycle to see the president
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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The day I rode my bicycle to see the president

Marshall Cobb - June 12, 2017

Recommended: To pave or not to pave? Monteverde's ongoing roadway saga I previously invested the time to document at least part of the background of the famous, perhaps infamous,…

President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year
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Business
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President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year

L. Arias - June 12, 2017

The long-awaited project to build an asphalt road to replace the current gravel road to Monteverde will begin today, President Luis Guillermo Solís confirmed during an inspection…

To pave or not to pave? Monteverde’s ongoing roadway saga
Monteverde
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Monteverde
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To pave or not to pave? Monteverde’s ongoing roadway saga

Marshall Cobb - May 23, 2017

See also: Monteverde - You can get there from here, but you'll need some pura vida “Three, two, one…pavement!” Our car magically stopped rattling. The radio was…

Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida

Marshall Cobb - April 23, 2017

We’re pleased to introduce a new column from Monteverde resident Marshall Cobb, who will share commentary on this unique and storied community northwest of San José. Eager…

Resisting climate change feather by feather in Monteverde
Artists
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Artists
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Resisting climate change feather by feather in Monteverde

Paul Smith - April 22, 2017

I will never forget an announcement after a Quaker Meeting in Monteverde 45 years ago when an elderly member got up to demonstrate the marvel of something…

The election was over, and yet we marched
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The election was over, and yet we marched

Katie Quirk - January 23, 2017

See also: Hundreds turn out for San José Women's March When my family moved from the United States to Monteverde, Costa Rica, for a year, my husband…

Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85
Conservation
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Conservation
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Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85

Kay Chornook - April 26, 2016

This obit is reprinted with permission from the Monteverde Friends School. It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Wilford Guindon,…

Dealing with climate change in Costa Rica’s treasured Monteverde cloud forest
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Dealing with climate change in Costa Rica’s treasured Monteverde cloud forest

Amanda Zúñiga - January 9, 2016

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas – Climate change is one of the most troubling problems of the decade. It already has caused significant consequences across the globe, and Costa Rica is no exception. The cloud forest…

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