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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 together to create the “Galapagos-Cocos Swimway.” The swimway will be a “new type of international (marine) management” system, Carlos Chacon, Director of Pacific Network (Red Pacifico in...

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 it was a female tiger shark that attacked and killed the American tourist identified by her last name Bhandari. According to...

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 an American tourist, whose identity has not yet been made public, after being attacked by a tiger shark in the...

One Of The World’s Greatest Treasures Believed Buried In Cocos Island

(QCOSTARICA) Legend has it incredible amounts of treasure are hidden around the world: gold, silver, pearls, religious artefacts, emeralds from the New World. Even some of King John’s crown jewels, lost in 1216, are rumoured to be among the booty. Gone are the days of...

Helicopter Ride Over Cocos Island, Costa Rica (Video)

The paradisiacal of Costa Rica's Isla del Coco (Cocos Island) is embodied in a video by the Undersea Hunter Group and shared on social networks this week by the Fundación Amigos de la Isla del Coco (Faico) - Foundation Friends of Cocos Island. [vimeo 168470068...

Sharks and Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA TRAVEL Via National Geographic) Sharks are an essential part of the oceans. Their presence is an indicator of the good health of an ecosystem; their absence is representative of an overfished and out of balance marine environment. Even though sharks have been traditionally vilified...

Body Found Of American Drowned In Costa Rica Waters

(QCOSTARICA) His plan was to celebrate his birthday in Costa Rica and all was going well, arriving in Costa Rica last week and boarding a yacht to the Isla del Coco. But, on the way Jack Warner's plans were cut short. Supposedly, in the middle of...

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