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Caño Island Costa Rica: Face-to-face with a Sea Turtle
Travel & Tourism
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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
Changemakers
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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
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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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
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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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
Cruises
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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
Giving Back
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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
Costa Rica
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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…

Costa Rica’s ocean creatures inspire hand-crafted sculptures
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Costa Rica’s ocean creatures inspire hand-crafted sculptures

Todd Staley - May 30, 2017

[caption id="attachment_105933" align="aligncenter" width="633"] (Courtesy of Ken Dyer)[/caption] I had a customer take a day off from fishing and go to one of the nearly isolated beaches…

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…