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Thursday 17 August 2017

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...

Costa Rica Declares State of Phytosanitary Emergency

The increase of pest populations in banana crops has led Costa Rican authorities to declare a state of...

Costa Rica’s First Cold Spell Of The Season

Just when you thought the rain season was gone, the rains poured on San José again. But not...

Torres The Most Contaminated River in San José

Large amounts of garbage and sewage discharged into the river Torres make it the most polluted San Jose....

Costa Rica’s biodiverse Osa Peninsula on the verge of collapse

(Digital Journal) The Osa Peninsula, on the South Pacific side of Costa Rica is one of the most...

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Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

2017 Tamarindo Art Wave set for November

The Tamarindo Art Foundation, a non-profit NGO with big goals for the community, is in the early stages of planning this year’s Tamarindo Art...

When in Guanacaste, You Can’t Miss A Visit To The Rincon de la Vieja

Just outside of Costa Rica's northwest capital of Liberia, where you'll find Daniel Oduber International Airport, is Rincon de la Vieja National Park, a...

Quick Driver’s Licensing Process For Foreigners (And Ticos) On Tuesdays and Wendesdays

If you are a foreigner who lives in Costa Rica and have a driver's license of another country, you can obtain a Costa Rican...

By Any Means Necessary: Refugees Fleeing Violence in Central America

Women and children from Central America began arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers during the summer of 2014. Referring to the “urgent...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

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

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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...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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