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Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Part 1 of 3
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Part 1 of 3

Ed Boitano / Traveling Boy - November 18, 2019

Travel writer Ed Boitano recently spent some time in Costa Rica. He chronicled his experiences at the publication Traveling Boy.  We're re-publishing his story in three parts…

Costa Rica Fishing: The Evolution of the Hero Shot
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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Costa Rica Fishing: The Evolution of the Hero Shot

Todd Staley - February 28, 2019

Did you know the picture above is now illegal in Costa Rica? Ten years ago a regulation made it illegal for the sports fishing sector to take…

A chat with Nat Geo’s “Untamed: Costa Rica” host Filipe DeAndrade
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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A chat with Nat Geo’s “Untamed: Costa Rica” host Filipe DeAndrade

Sandy Sandoval - February 11, 2019

Costa Rica is home to 4 percent of the world’s species and is a major destination for anyone interested in wildlife. That's what brought wildlife filmmaker Filipe…

Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out

The Tico Times - February 10, 2019

Did you know that sloths can turn their heads almost all the way around? A sloth can turn its head up to 270 degrees, looking almost completely…

Helping To Save The Titi Monkey in Costa Rica
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Helping To Save The Titi Monkey in Costa Rica

Sandy Sandoval - November 11, 2018

[caption id="attachment_2256" align="alignleft" width="750"] James Kaiser[/caption] The tití monkey (Saimiri oerstedii) is a Central American primate species, which has two subspecies that are geographically isolated, one of…

How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees

Sandy Sandoval - September 12, 2018

Bees have always shown what it means to live in a harmonious system of collaboration. These tiny insects are a testament that a team made up of…

Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife
Amazon
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Amazon
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Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

AFP / Mauro Pimentel - August 16, 2018

MAMIRAUÁ RESERVE, Brazil—A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the Amazon…

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - July 17, 2018

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: Finding a solution
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: Finding a solution

Helene Engler - July 6, 2018

In the second half of this series, Helen Engler looks at the debate surrounding wildlife electrocutions and what some activists are trying to do to solve the…

Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: A deadly problem
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: A deadly problem

Helene Engler - July 4, 2018

In this two-part series, Helene Engler looks at the danger that power lines pose to Costa Rican wildlife, the debate surrounding the issue, and the activists trying…