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Sunday 24 September 2017

The Reforestation of La Sabana Park

TODAY in COSTA RICA - If you've visited the Parque Metropolitano La Sabana (La Sabana park) recently and...

Something Is Changing The Sex of Crocodiles In Costa Rica

If you want to know whether a crocodile is a male or a female, you have to catch...

Where does ocean plastic come from?

There are three main sources. The world’s oceans are drowning in plastic. A dire prediction from the Dame Ellen...

How Orange Peels Revived a Costa Rican Forest

  In the mid-1990s, 1,000 truckloads of orange peels and orange pulp were purposefully unloaded onto a barren pasture...

Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast Pools Efforts Against Climate Change

(IPS) - Jonathan Barrantes walks between the rows of shoots, naming one by one each species in the...

A Skunk By Any Other Name

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Would a skunk by any other name be less pungent? Even the infamous...

A Tribute To The World’s Oceans: Why We Couldn’t Survive Without Them

Most of us do not realize the impact of the oceans on our daily lives, nor how humanity...

Impacts of Climate Change on Costa Rica

TODAY COSTA RICA (Escapeartist.com) While there have been dire and sensational predictions made on the impacts of climate...

Conservation efforts must include small animals. After all, they run the world

(Q24N) Humans like to think that they rule the planet and are hard wired to do so. But...

Use Vinegar To Get Spiders Out Of Your House

Two parts water and one part white vinegar will make your house free of spiders and other nasty...

Amazing Turtle Rescue On Isla Cedros By Merv From Edmonton, Canada!

QCOSTARICA - On November 30, Merv from Canada and Marvin from Costa Rica worked together to rescue a...

Penn State Assistant Professor Researching Tourism in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Noticing a lack of outdoor recreation in underdeveloped areas, Carter Hunt, a Penn State assistant professor...

Penn State Research Guides Innovative Sustainability Initiatives in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA via Penn State News - While Costa Rica is a popular vacation spot known for its beaches...

Catching Monster Crocs in Costa Rica for Science (Video)

QCOSTARICA - Cool video. Paul Bedard, reptilian expert, is in Costa Rica with a top notch croc team,...

Minister of the Environment: Costa Rica Thrives on Biodiversity

(QCOSTARICA) -- Although its territory accounts for only 0.03 percent of the planet's surface, Costa Rica is home...

Could “Green” Costa Rica Go The Way of France?

QCOSTARICA - A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in...

Environment’s Plan Is To Remove Older Vehicles From Costa Rica’s Roads

QCOSTARICA - A plan by the Ministry of Environment and Energy (Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía - MINAE)...

Costa Rica’s INBio Teaches U.S. How To Teach

QCOSTARICA (iNews.co.cr) It appears that  Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio) - National Institute of Biodiversit,  is not...

Effects of La Niña On Frogs in Tropical Costa Rica Being Studied

QCOSTARICA (Phys.org) Extreme climate events such as an El Niño or La Niña weather patterns can wreak havoc...

New Biomass Facility Aiding Bridgestone’s Carbon Neutrality Goals in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - In 2007, Costa Rica set itself the goal of becoming the world’s first carbon neutral country,...

Low Income Samara Residents Clean the Beach and Receive IMAS Assistance

COSTA RICA NEWS -- By Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste. With the goal of providing economic assistance to the...

Costa Rica’s Desperate Green Push

COSTA RICA NEWS (By Laura Securon Palet | OZY.COM) Newsflash: Climate change isn’t a problem just for your...

New Flower 100% Tico!

COSTA RICA NEWS - The new flower, discovered on the banks of the Bellavista River in heavily wet...

Caterpillars In Costa Rica Disguise Themselves as Snakes

If you’re wondering where the rest of this strange looking snake is, you won’t find it. That's because...

Sea Lion Surprised Tourists in Costa Rica

An adult sea lion, in the area of the Parque Nacional Corcovado, in the province of Puntarenas, surprised...

Protected: Costa Rica’s FUNDAZOO Wins Battle To Keep Zoos Open

The decision by the Ministerio de Ambiente (MINAE) - Environment Ministry - to close Costa Rica's zoos was...

Italian Scientists To Study Costa Rican Forest

A team of Italian scientists are coming to Costa Rica to study a Puntarenas province forest reserve to...

It’s Costa Rica, Isn’t Supposed To Be Hot All The Time?

The early morning temperatures have been "freezing" for us here in Costa Rica, the thermometer reading dropping to...

Robotis Competition Not Child’s Play

A total of 16 teams from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela, on Tuesday operated robots in Costa...

Used Tire Tubes Find Their Use in Tru Ekology

Press  Release - In July of 2003 Air Mail Costa Rica, S.A. became the first international courier service...

Palmares Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

It's been less than two weeks since the Zapote Fair, now it's Palmares' turn with concerts, bulls, horse...

Rain, Winds And Cold Grip Central Valley and Caribbean

Thursday afternoon we were reminded that full dry or summer season is not upon us, rain, accompanied by...

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Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather than sliced, oil-slicked fries that did...

Original Supermodels Reunite for Walk Down Runway 26 Years Later, Look the Same

The new generation of supermodels (which now includes Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia) may be having a moment, but the original supermodels are having an...

Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

A fisherman throws a fishing net at Lake Cocibolca in La Virgen, Nicaragua. Photographer: Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty Images Nicaragua will reportedly join the Paris...

Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

Colombian soliders on parade in Bogota. EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda As Colombia’s 50-year armed conflict enters a post-conflict phase, the country is having to face up...

Conavi Reports Progress in The Limon Road Project

The Consejo Nacional Vialidad (CONAVI)- National Road Council - in a statement said the final designs studies for the construction of 107 kilometers of...

Can You Imagine A Costa Rica Without All Those 0’s In Its Money?

The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9 to in the local currency. Even...

Report from Mexico earthquakes: spotlight falls on politicians in aftermath of latest tragedy

(Q24N) I was in Mexico City on September 7 when the biggest earthquake in a century to hit my home state, Chiapas, was felt....

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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