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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…

It’s frog orgy season
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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It’s frog orgy season

Lindsay Fendt - May 25, 2018

The rainy season is upon us. For many of us that means hiding indoors for the next few months, but for Costa Rica’s frog and toad populations this means it's…

Flying over the Osa Peninsula
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Flying over the Osa Peninsula

The Tico Times - March 15, 2018

The view from an airplane flying over Drake Bay in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica's southern Pacific region. The Osa Peninsula has more species of animals…

Only in Costa Rica: the zombie wasp that gives alien spiders nightmares
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Only in Costa Rica: the zombie wasp that gives alien spiders nightmares

Lindsay Fendt - February 7, 2018

Despite being completely non-threatening to humans, the golden orb weaver spider (Plesiometa argyra) has acid-yellow spots and pincer-like legs, and is as broad as a human fist. In…

The secret lives of leaf-cutting ants
Into the Wild
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Into the Wild
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The secret lives of leaf-cutting ants

Lindsay Fendt - January 25, 2018

When looking for wildlife in Costa Rica, it’s easy to become fixated on the unusual mammals and vibrant birds, but one of the country’s most complex creatures…

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - January 8, 2018

Despite the best efforts of many a telescope-wielding nature guide, I fell in love with birds while sitting at my desk in San José, editing a field…

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