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Tuesday 27 June 2017

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...

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...

“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"...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Costa Rican Bats Use Leaves as Hearing Aids

Bats in Costa Rica have evolved a neat trick to help them hear their roost-mates flying above: They...

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,...

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...

Robotis Competition Not Child’s Play

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

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Germany Donates 9M Euros To Costa Rica For Climate Change

The government of Germany donated nine million euros  (US$12.4 million) to Costa Rica so it can fight climate...

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...

2013 Set to be One of the Warmest Years Since 1850

Yes, you read that correctly. If the trends in the first 9 months of 2013 continue, this year...

Sadness, Anger Haunts Funeral

With grave sadness, more than 100 colleagues and family of environmentalist Jairo Mora laid him to rest Sunday....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Flower 100% Tico!

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

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,...

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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

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