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Monday 23 October 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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....

“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"...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Flower 100% Tico!

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

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...

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...

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...

Sadness, Anger Haunts Funeral

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

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’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 Rica Declares State of Phytosanitary Emergency

The increase of pest populations in banana crops has led Costa Rican authorities to declare a state of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Drunk Driver Who Ran Over And Killed Athlete Is Free!

Released with the conditions to sign every 15 days and have a fixed address, while being investigated for the manslaughter, is the decision of...

A Synopisis of the Cementazo Scandal

Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo (cement scandal). In the words of a dear friend, it's...

Drunk Driver Kills Marathon Runner Sunday Morning

A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

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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...

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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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