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Hammerhead sharks in Galapagos marked to study route through the Pacific

The network of receivers extends from the United States to Chile, and passes through protected areas of Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia.

Tagged: Shark That Killed Tourist off Costa Rica Island

The scientist charged the 14-foot female tiger shark and used a six-foot pole spear to place the transmitter.

Scientist tags shark that killed United States tourist off Cocos Island

The scientist charged the 14-foot female tiger shark and used a six-foot pole spear to place the transmitter.

Costa Rica declines to vote on shark protections at international convention

The Costa Rican government angered conservationists Friday when it declined to vote on whether to list two shark species as needing protection under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Costa Rica’s shark conservation record is a ‘mixed bag,’ observers say

Confused about whether Costa Rica is a champion or enemy of shark conservation? So is everyone else.

Fishing industry, conservationists both wary of Solís stance on shark protections

President Luis Guillermo Solís was forced this week to defend his administration's record on shark protections before a group of international shark experts.

Costa Rica says it will support new shark protections despite agreements with fishermen

Costa Rica says it will support protections for three additional shark species under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species, despite contrary agreements with fishermen.

Mysterious shark discovered off Costa Rican coast dubbed the ‘Ninja Lanternshark’

The Ninja Lanternshark that roams Costa Rican waters earns its name with stealthy features that conceal it from its prey.

The best of long-form journalism in 2015 from The Tico Times

The year's best long-form journalism from The Tico Times.

Costa Rican government rejects Shark Enemy nomination

The Costa Rican government will not sacrifice fishermen for sharks, President Luis Guillermo Solís said last week in response to his nomination for the unflattering Shark Enemy 2016 award.

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