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Whale festival, rugby tournament, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Whale festival, rugby tournament, and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 5, 2014

Whale and Dolphin Festival One of the most magical events in Costa Rica is the arrival of humpback whales off the coast of Puntarenas – an advent…

The ‘Blackfish Effect’: SeaWorld to build new orca whale habitats
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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The ‘Blackfish Effect’: SeaWorld to build new orca whale habitats

Christopher Palmeri | Bloomberg - August 17, 2014

Stung by falling attendance and criticism over its treatment of orca whales, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. will build new habitats for the animals at its theme parks. The…

Too many whale-watching boats in Costa Rica’s Ballena Nat’l Marine Park, say environment officials
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Too many whale-watching boats in Costa Rica’s Ballena Nat’l Marine Park, say environment officials

L. Arias - August 13, 2014

An increase in the number of whale-watching tours in southern Costa Rica's Ballena National Marine Park has prompted officials from the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) to increase monitoring and…