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Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla named Shark Guardian of the Year
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla named Shark Guardian of the Year

The Tico Times - November 28, 2013

In 2006, the private docks in the Pacific fishing hub of Puntarenas served as the clandestine headquarters for some of the world’s largest shark-finning operations. That year,…

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Court approves zoos’ injunction against Costa Rica Environment Ministry

The Tico Times - September 20, 2013

Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry (MINAE) has been making plans to close the country’s two public zoos. But on Tuesday, a local court ruled in favor of an…

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Free the animals! Costa Rica’s cage-free wildlife ambitions extend beyond public zoos

The Tico Times - August 29, 2013

Both celebration and concerns followed the Costa Rican Environment Ministry’s (MINAE) July announcement that officials will free most of the animals from the country’s two public zoos.…

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Redefining Costa Rica’s zoos

The Tico Times - July 22, 2013

It looks like Costa Rica's zoos as we know them may become extinct in May 2014. The Costa Rican Environment Ministry (MINAE) announced at a press conference…

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