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Costa Rica’s Central Bank finds hidden value in nation’s forests
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Central Bank finds hidden value in nation’s forests

The Tico Times - June 3, 2016

Costa Rica’s plentiful forests aren’t just nice to look at. According to a new report, they also contribute 10 times more to the country’s GDP than previously thought.…

Fighting global warming, one tree at a time
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Fighting global warming, one tree at a time

Rachelle Williams - May 25, 2015

Growing up on a sustainable farm in Louisiana, Jennifer Leigh Smith seemed destined to work in environmental protection. Leaving behind a career of almost eight years as…

‘Environmental hero’ reforestation campaign aims to restore biological corridors in Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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‘Environmental hero’ reforestation campaign aims to restore biological corridors in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 13, 2014

A reforestation campaign called "Environmental Heroes" this month is asking people to donate funds for the planting, maintenance and monitoring of trees on Costa Rican farms. Private companies, nongovernmental organizations and…

Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report
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Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report

The Tico Times - June 6, 2014

Costa Rica can count itself among the world’s most effective tropical forest conservationists, according to a surprisingly upbeat report from the Union of Concerned Scientists on reductions…