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DGAC touts tourism benefits of renovated Drake Bay airport
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Costa Rica
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DGAC touts tourism benefits of renovated Drake Bay airport

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2019

Costa Rica upgraded Drake Bay Airport last year, inaugurating in January 2019 a new runway, expanded apron and a modern passenger terminal. That investment is already showing…

MINAE raises alarm about drug trafficking in Costa Rica’s protected land
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Costa Rica
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MINAE raises alarm about drug trafficking in Costa Rica’s protected land

Rita Valverde / Semanario Universidad - May 17, 2019

The Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE) has requested assistance from the Public Security Ministry in the face of increased drug trafficking through Protected Wildlife Areas. The call…

Caño Island Costa Rica: Face-to-face with a Sea Turtle
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Travel & Tourism
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Caño Island Costa Rica: Face-to-face with a Sea Turtle

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 9, 2019

Ten miles off the Osa Peninsula, the waters surrounding Caño Island contain one of the most extensive coral reef formations in Costa Rica. Accessible via boat from…

Pic of the Day: Capuchin monkeys find snake in tree
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Capuchin monkeys find snake in tree

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 5, 2019

BAHÍA DRAKE,  Puntarenas — For a significant portion of our recent Deep Dive to the Southern Zone, I felt as if I had been inserted into the "Planet…

Costa Rica’s Corcovado Foundation a finalist for international funding
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Changemakers
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Costa Rica’s Corcovado Foundation a finalist for international funding

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 30, 2019

The Corcovado Foundation is Costa Rica’s lone representative as a finalist for international funding through the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). EOCA selected the Corcovado Foundation for…

Flying over the Osa Peninsula
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Flying over the Osa Peninsula

The Tico Times - March 15, 2018

The view from an airplane flying over Drake Bay in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica's southern Pacific region. The Osa Peninsula has more species of animals…

Osa acrobatics
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Osa acrobatics

The Tico Times - February 11, 2018

Thanks so much to reader Caroline English who sent us her extraordinary shot of a humpback whale off the coast of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. Astonishing! Would…

National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions ship makes first visit to Osa Peninsula
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Cruises
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National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions ship makes first visit to Osa Peninsula

The Tico Times - December 8, 2017

National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions touched down for the first time on Costa Rica's renowned Osa Peninsula this week for a visit to the Caminos de Osa…

Osa Peninsula organization promotes human development, conservation
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Giving Back
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Osa Peninsula organization promotes human development, conservation

Randall Ureña - December 6, 2017

In the middle of the lush rainforest of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, the Corcovado de Carate Integral Development Association, or ADI Corcovado Carate, was created in 2012 by…

Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies

L. Arias - June 26, 2017

The sounds of rains, winds, waves, or the trilling of birds on the Osa Peninsula could soon be used as a therapeutic tool to improve the quality of life…

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