Solar Panels Will Power Avenida Escazu Food Court

A total of 495 high-tech solar panels will generate about 40% savings in energy...

Q&A with Larry Crowder: Costa Rican Initiative Refocuses On Marine Issues

Costa Rica’s Osa and Golfito region, isolated on a peninsula in the country’s southwest...

Costa Rica Receives Donation of 60 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles From Japan

The Government of Japan made a donation of 60 hybrid and electric vehicles to...

New Report Shows That Costa Rica Is Raising the Bar for Sustainability Reporting Ambitions

Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards...

Electric Cars A Reality In Costa Rica As Tax Exemption Ready To Be Applied

At least four new car dealers are ready to bring more electric cars to...

Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

(Duke University) Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs...

Costa Rica to become Latin American electric-car pioneer?

Costa Rica isn't what you'd call a bastion of automotive sales. The country, wedged...

Costa Rica – Ecuador Swimway Proposed To Protect Marine Life

A group of scientists, marine ecosystem protectors and government officials from several countries throughout...

Researchers Propose Ecuador-Costa Rica Swimway To Protect Marine Life

A group of scientists, marine ecosystem protectors and government officials from several countries throughout...

In the age of cheap flights, city breaks and world cruises, how to make your holiday better for the environment

Recently surfaced before and after shots of Benidorm – a seaside resort on the...

Costa Rica Among The Highest In CO2 Emissions in Central Amercia

Costa Rica is second of the Central American nations that produce the most carbon...

Electric Vehicles Exemptions Bill Obtains Approval

With electrifying speed, the Legislative Assembly has approved, in a second and final debate,...

Costa Rica Expands Marine Areas under Conservation Program

Costa Rica has expanded its Protected Marine Areas and other conservation lands by 92,000...

Costa Rica Teams With KLM On Aviation Biofuels Program

The government of Costa Rica and the Dutch airline KLM have joined hands to...
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Busting Electric Car Myths In Costa Rica & Globally

In Amsterdam earlier this year for EVBox’s first annual rEVolution conference, one of the...

Costa Rica Hydropower Plant Demonstrates Good Practice In Sustainability

The Reventazón project in Costa Rica, the largest hydropower plant in Central America, has been...

The Reforestation of La Sabana Park

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

Something Is Changing The Sex of Crocodiles In Costa Rica

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

Where does ocean plastic come from?

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

How Orange Peels Revived a Costa Rican Forest

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

Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast Pools Efforts Against Climate Change

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

A Skunk By Any Other Name

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Would a skunk by any other name be less...

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...

Impacts of Climate Change on Costa Rica

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

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...

Use Vinegar To Get Spiders Out Of Your House

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

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

QCOSTARICA - On November 30, Merv from Canada and Marvin from Costa Rica worked...

Penn State Assistant Professor Researching Tourism in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Noticing a lack of outdoor recreation in underdeveloped areas, Carter Hunt, a...

Penn State Research Guides Innovative Sustainability Initiatives in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA via Penn State News - While Costa Rica is a popular vacation spot...

Catching Monster Crocs in Costa Rica for Science (Video)

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

Minister of the Environment: Costa Rica Thrives on Biodiversity

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

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

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

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Woman Charged With Production Of Pornography and Having Sexual Relations With A Minor

The video that was on a 14-year-old's cellular phone was evidence enough for police to arrest a woman who took advantage sexually of the...
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(Video) Italian Gives The World Cup Anthem Competition

Italian multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi and singer Sebastian Yatra have created a video to become the potential for the official theme, as excitement is...

Parallel Worlds – Seeing Red Again

Our world. My wife and I drove to a lunchtime party at Los Sueños, (The dreams), an enormous luxury housing development on Costa Rica's...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica In Peaceful Demonstration In Front of Their Embassy in San Jose

A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their country's Embassy located in Barrio la California, on the east...

Confrontation Leaves One Dead and Several Injured at Crucitas mine

A clash between 'coligalleros' and the police apparently left one dead death and several injured in the Crucitas mine, confirmed Friday night Costa Rican...

La Sele Unveils Alternate Uniform

Costa Rica's national team - "La Sele" or "La Tricolor" - lived its sweetest moments in World Cups by using the alternate uniform. In...

In 1895 Argentina Had the World’s Highest GDP Per Capita: What Went Wrong?

It is widely known that towards the end of the 19th century Argentina had managed to position itself as one of the richest countries...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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Signatures To Legalize Weed

Independent activist, Diego Grooscors, will begin today collecting the 160.000 signatures required to present to the Legislative Assembly a bill to legalize marijuana consumption. Grooscors...

How a Chinese-Funded Costa Rican Soccer Stadium Affects the US Chances For World Cup

The game between the United States and Costa Rica is tomorrow and despite the heckling at the airport and the fact that the U.S. team...

QTips: Club vs. Nightclub

It’s important to understand the difference between club and nightclub in Costa Rica. Many a visitor will ask for the best night club only to...

The Tico Immigrant

(QCOSTARICA) - The number of Costa Ricans living the United States has almost doubled in the last decade, from 68.588 in 2000 to 126.448...

Mamón Chino Fair This Weekend In Perez Zeledon

(QCOSTARICA) Two million kilos of "Mamón Chino" (Rambutan) are produced in the country every year. The colourful and interesting exotic fruit is perhaps one...