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Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat

L. Arias - May 31, 2016

Consumption of vegetables grown north of Cartago province do not pose any risk to humans despite their exposure to ashes from the Turrialba Volcano, the Costa Rican government says. Ash…

Myth and fact: No, Turrialba Volcano is not going to set off a devastating earthquake
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Myth and fact: No, Turrialba Volcano is not going to set off a devastating earthquake

The Tico Times - May 25, 2016

Turrialba Volcano started its latest series of eruptions this month and the internet has been spewing misinformation ever since. Rumors swirled about lava pooling at the volcano’s…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash 1 km high
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash 1 km high

L. Arias - May 19, 2016

Activity at Turrialba Volcano, located some 50 kilometers east of the capital, San José, increased significantly on Thursday with constant emanations of ash and at least three big…

Turrialba Volcano spreads ash across Central Valley; Airport remains open
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spreads ash across Central Valley; Airport remains open

The Tico Times - May 12, 2016

A spectacular eruption at Turrialba Volcano, some 50 kilometers east of Costa Rica's capital, San José, spread ash across the Central Valley in the early hours of…

Costa Rica expands no-go zone around Turrialba Volcano
Health
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Health
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Costa Rica expands no-go zone around Turrialba Volcano

The Tico Times - November 2, 2015

After a string of eruptions during the last week, Costa Rica’s National Emergency Commission announced Monday that it would expand security measures around the volcano. The total area under…

Dam the Pacuare? Over Turrialba’s dead body
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Dam the Pacuare? Over Turrialba’s dead body

The Tico Times - August 25, 2015

TURRIALBA, Cartago — It was the appropriately-named Rodeo rapid of the Pacuare River where the raft bucked my colleague Alberto Font into the air so violently I thought…

Hear Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano rumble
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Hear Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano rumble

The Tico Times - May 23, 2015

[embed]https://soundcloud.com/floribeth-betty-vega-solano/0800vtunhhzsac[/embed] Ever wondered what the inside of a volcano sounds like? The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) has you covered. OVSICORI took a selection…

UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, forcing capital airport to temporarily close
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, forcing capital airport to temporarily close

The Tico Times - May 4, 2015

UPDATE, 11 p.m. on Monday:  Juan Santamaría International Airport is set to re-open at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday after temporarily closing for nearly 12 hours due to volcanic ash…

Animal welfare service discovers contagious bacteria in cattle
Business
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Business
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Animal welfare service discovers contagious bacteria in cattle

The Tico Times - March 17, 2015

Costa Rica’s National Animal Health Service, SENASA, reported a small outbreak of the contagious bacteria brucellosis in Turrialba, Cartago on Monday. The bacteria can affect people as…

Stranded travelers try to make the best of an extended stay at Juan Santamaría International Airport
Airport closing
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Airport closing
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Stranded travelers try to make the best of an extended stay at Juan Santamaría International Airport

Zach Dyer and Jill Replogle - March 13, 2015

They came for the beaches, the cloud forest and the wildlife. They wished they never had to leave. That is, until they couldn't leave. Thousands of visitors…

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