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Monday 22 May 2017

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...

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...

Three Costa Ricans Recognized Among World’s 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet

Randall Arauz (of Petroma), Alex Khajavi (of Nature Air) and Carlos Manuel Uribe (of Amigos de la Isla del...

Costa Rica First to Negotiate Sale of Forestry Carbon Credits

World Bank Press Release - The Government of Costa Rica and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) signed...

Youth Group Promotes Costa Rica Taxis To Go Green

Electric taxis could soon be a reality in Costa Rica thanks to the global initiative by Global Shapers,...

Environmental Fair On Until Saturday

On Wednesday the Feria Ambiental del MINAE (National Environmental Fair) opened in the Antigua Aduana, east of the...

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...

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...

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...

‘Green Growth’ Tops Costa Rica Envoy’s Agenda

The right colour: Ambassador Alvaro Cedeno Molinari speaks about his country's 'green growth' agenda at the Costa Rican...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Robotis Competition Not Child’s Play

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

“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"...

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...

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,...

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...

New Flower 100% Tico!

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

Rainy Season Favours Ocean Poachers in Costa Rica

The migratory patterns of certain marine species during the green (rainy) season prompt illegal fishermen and shark finning...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Costa Rica’s Weather Service Forecasts Onset of Dry Season Mid-November

The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - national weather service - is forecasting that the transition to the dry...

Costa Rica Aims to Sell 16 Million Tons Carbon Credits On New Exchange

(Reuters) - Costa Rica expects to sell 16 million tonnes of carbon credits over eight years on its...

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)...

Wave of Turtle Deaths Spreads to Costa Rica

The wave of green turtle deaths in Central America has spread to Costa Rica, where 44 of the...

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...