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Friday 18 August 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 Skunk By Any Other Name

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

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sadness, Anger Haunts Funeral

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

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...

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...

New Flower 100% Tico!

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together...

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...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters (624,000 square feet), Panama’s planned Amador...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the...

Government Threatens Local Businesses With Fines For Links Uber

Q COSTA RICA - Restaurants and hotels expose themselves to sanctions and administrative procedures per campaign of royalties and discounts of Mother's Day Entrepreneurs express...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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