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...

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 Hydropower Plant Demonstrates Good Practice In Sustainability

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

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...

The Reforestation of La Sabana Park

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

Costa Rica Teams With KLM On Aviation Biofuels Program

The government of Costa Rica and the Dutch airline KLM have joined hands to combat carbon dioxide emissions....

A Skunk By Any Other Name

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

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...

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 Among The Highest In CO2 Emissions in Central Amercia

Costa Rica is second of the Central American nations that produce the most carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per...

Electric Vehicles Exemptions Bill Obtains Approval

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

Costa Rica – Ecuador Swimway Proposed To Protect Marine Life

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

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...

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...

“El Veranillo”, Costa Rica’s Little Dry Season Only In Guanacaste This Year

The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - national weather service - is predicting that the "Veranillo de San Juan"...
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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 presenters was TED Talker,...

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...

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 between Nicaragua and Panama,...

Researchers Propose Ecuador-Costa Rica Swimway To Protect Marine Life

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

Costa Rica Expands Marine Areas under Conservation Program

Costa Rica has expanded its Protected Marine Areas and other conservation lands by 92,000 hectares (227,160 acres) to...

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 eastern coast of Spain...

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...

Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

(Duke University) Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during mass-nesting events at...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Flower 100% Tico!

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

Robotis Competition Not Child’s Play

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

San José Pollution Threatens People’s Heath

The pollution in Costa Rica's capital city, San José,  is a threat to Costa Ricans health, a study...

With a Solar House, TEC Students Looking to Win Global Competition

A solar home that consumes less natural resources and produces minimal waste is the entry that a group...

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Good News For Renters, Not So Much For Landlords

  Thanks to a recent law reform, residential rentals in colones cannot rise above the accumulated inflation of the past 12 months. In 2018, the legal...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology platform. The decision follows a similar...

Over half a million Venezuelans fled to Colombia

More than half a million Venezuelans have taken refuge in Colombia to escape the crippling economic crisis in their country, Colombia Immigration (Migración Colombia)...

Foreigner Detained At Airport For Concealing Large Amount Of Cash

A woman of Cuban nationality was detained by the officials of the Policía de Control de Drogas (PCD) - Drug Control Police - at...

New ¢1,000 Not Fake: New Series Issued With Changes

The Banco Central (Central Bank) confirmed on Monday, January 22, that the new ¢1,000 banknote in circulation is not counterfeit, as it has been...

Canadian Wanted In Shooting Of Two Nicaraguans in Santa Teresa de Cobano

A fight outside a liquor store in Santa Terese de Cobano, in the Nicoya Peninsula, resulted in the death of one and serious injury...

Bomberos Attend Fires On Motorbikes

There was an emergency. There was despair. There was a house on fire. The owners called 9-1-1 for help. But instead of the sirens...

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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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Former Guanacaste Mayor Collected Salary and Bonuses While Earning Pension

QCOSTAIRCA by Henry Morales, Vozdeguanacaste.com - On May 1, Carlos Arias Chavez’s term as mayor of the Municipality of Nandayure ended. However, he is...

10 Steps For A ‘Zero Waste’ Shopping Routine

“Zero waste” is a lifestyle that embraces minimalism; rejects the ubiquitous disposable items that are everywhere in our society; challenges mainstream consumerism; and encourages...

CONCACAF Deserves another World Cup Spot

COSTA RICA SPORTS - Following the improved displays by Costa Rica, Mexico and United States of America (USA) at the recently concluded FIFA World...

Santa Teresa Beach

Near the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, just north of the Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve, you'll find this beach, which epitomizes everything that makes...

Obama Tours Historic Centre of Havana

Q24N (Prensa Latina) President Barack Obama began Sunday his announced tour of the historic centre of Havana, Cuba declared a World Heritage Site by...