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Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park
Conservation
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Conservation
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Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 22, 2017

The group of people claiming to be former gold miners have left the lands they occupied outside Corcovado National Park in southwestern Costa Rica after reaching an agreement…

Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation 
Conservation
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Conservation
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Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation 

L. Arias - February 20, 2017

A group of more than 100 people who identified themselves as gold miners set up a camp just outside Corcovado National Park on Sunday. They are demanding…

Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park
Conservation
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Conservation
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Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 2, 2017

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, ordered the Costa Rican government to outline a plan to protect Corcovado National Park and other nearby areas…

Community debates Envision Festival: boon or threat?
Envision
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Envision
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Community debates Envision Festival: boon or threat?

Amanda Zúñiga - March 2, 2016

While the sixth edition of the Envision Festival, in Uvita, Puntarenas, was taking place this past weekend, residents of the community led a protest asking for the festival not…

Open water swimmers race through Golfo Dulce
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Open water swimmers race through Golfo Dulce

The Tico Times - September 12, 2015

Angélica Astorga (pictured), 18, of Cartago took home first place in the Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce 5-kilometer swim while Marco Barquero, 16, of Heredia won the…

Tico swims across Golfo Dulce to test waters for upcoming race
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Tico swims across Golfo Dulce to test waters for upcoming race

Alberto Font - July 18, 2015

A 20-year-old man became the first known person to swim across southern Costa Rica's Golfo Dulce on July 4. It took swimmer José Manuel Cullell four hours…