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Poachers or poached eggs? Sustainable turtle egg harvesting in Ostional
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Poachers or poached eggs? Sustainable turtle egg harvesting in Ostional

Emily Neidhardt - July 9, 2018

As someone who has worked for a sea turtle conservation program in Florida, I don’t generally advocate the harvesting of any endangered species’ young. Even so, I’ve…

The Tico Times most popular stories of 2015
Business
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Business
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The Tico Times most popular stories of 2015

The Tico Times - December 31, 2015

Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we know exactly how much our readers like our stories, and which ones stand out. Here are the top 10…

Costa Rica’s 2015 social media sensations
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s 2015 social media sensations

Jill Replogle - December 24, 2015

Ah Facebook. And Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, YouTube. Name a social media platform and you can also name someone whose reputation — even whose life — has…

New law grants land concessions to Ostional Wildlife Refuge residents
Business
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Business
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New law grants land concessions to Ostional Wildlife Refuge residents

The Tico Times - December 18, 2015

PLAYA OSTIONAL, Guanacaste – December was an important month for people living in Costa Rica’s coastal communities. Legislators passed laws this month that create 25-year concessions for people…

WATCH: Sea turtles come ashore to nest by the thousands at Costa Rica’s Ostional beach
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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WATCH: Sea turtles come ashore to nest by the thousands at Costa Rica’s Ostional beach

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - December 10, 2015

OSTIONAL, Guanacaste — Just before the waves start to crest, their heads break the water’s surface as the creatures bob, waiting for a chance to come ashore. A wave…

Meet Ostional National Wildlife Reserve sea turtle researcher Hellen Lobo
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Meet Ostional National Wildlife Reserve sea turtle researcher Hellen Lobo

Surya Greer - October 4, 2015

Ed. Note: This profile is third in a series by students of the University of Arizona School of Journalism’s study abroad program in Costa Rica. Ostional recently…

Toasting with turtle eggs: It’s legal in Ostional
Business
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Business
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Toasting with turtle eggs: It’s legal in Ostional

Jesús Barrera - August 8, 2015

Part of a series by students of the University of Arizona School of Journalism’s study abroad program in Costa Rica. PLAYA OSTIONAL, Guanacaste – Gallo pinto, casados,…

Protecting life in Ostional: The survival of 2 species
Crime
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Crime
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Protecting life in Ostional: The survival of 2 species

Kendal Blust - July 30, 2015

First in a series by students of the University of Arizona School of Journalism’s study abroad program in Costa Rica. PLAYA OSTIONAL, Guanacaste – Sea foam laps…