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Costa Rica stands out in the world press as a destination to visit after the crisis

They miss us and we are present in the minds of potential tourists in our main markets. Remembering Costa Rica and in these weeks of quarantined in their countries, ours stands out for the diversity of natural attractions and biodiversity, the fullness that is...

Costa Rica is the second best destination in the world for foreign investment in tourism

Having 6.5% of the world’s biodiversity in just 0.03% of the world’s territory and talent as its flagship differentiating resources amazes more than one from the moment they set foot on Costa Rican soil. Just like it did to fDi Intelligence’s judging panel who chose...

Taking Action For Wildlife!

Let's learn to coexist and take care of the wildlife habitat this holiday and save the life of our animals. To secure the wildlife populations and tropical forests in middle of the current biodiversity crisis, we need to take action.   Learn more at costaricawildlife.org.  

Getting Costa Ricans On Their Bikes

Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image? Costa Rica has a proud international reputation as an eco-paradise. Home to...

Costa Rica has doubled its forest cover in the last 30 years

MNN.com - Long committed to the environment, Costa Rica has often been praised for making inroads on sustainability, biodiversity and other protections. The most recent headline is that Costa Rica plans to get rid of fossil fuels by 2050. In an interview with The New...

Family Planning for forests and people – the success story of Costa Rica

By Patrícia Dérer - Costa Rica is a country of exceptionally rich and well-protected biodiversity. It is a solid democracy where people live long, relatively healthy and happy lives while leaving a small ecological footprint. Together with its good and improving environmental performance and overall...

Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its fresh water reserves, a number of factors contribute to soil degradation and to a rural exodus that compromises food security...

Miss Costa Rica Will Be Wearing Beer Cans. Literally.

COSTA RICA EXTRA / Miss Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez will be wearing beer cans, literally, for the ‘national costume’ segment of the Miss Universe pageant that is to take place this Sunday, January 29, in Manila, Phillipines. Designed by students of the Universidad Creativa (Ucreativa),...

Cracking the bad eggs of the turtle trade

(TODAY NICARAGUA) An ingenious project in Nicaragua has hatched a plan to thwart the illegal trade in sea turtle eggs by combining state-of-the-art printing with cell phone technology. Could it work? Each year, countless sea turtle eggs are poached from Nicaragua’s beaches and transported to...

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 to almost 5 percent of the world's total estimated species, enabling the government to promote a different kind of development, an official has said. In an interview...

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