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Woman Killed In Costa Rica Shark Attack Was New York Financier

The woman who was fatally attacked by a tiger shark on Thursday in the Isla del Coco has been identified as Rohina Bhandari, 49. She was a Wall Street private equity manager, a senior director at WL Ross & Co. LL, a firm founded...

Three Nations Create Giant Reserves for Ocean Life

(Q24N) from National Geographic | Concern over a worldwide decline in marine life prompted the presidents of Ecuador, Colombia, and Costa Rica to announce agreements Friday to increase protection of some of the most biodiverse ocean waters. The agreements bring the marine reserves off the...

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...