Jaguars in danger: Building pathways for wild cats to protect a Costa Rican symbol
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Jaguars in danger: Building pathways for wild cats to protect a Costa Rican symbol

Fabíola Ortiz - October 3, 2018

Every year, dozens of jaguars and other wild cats are killed in accidents when crossing highways in Costa Rica. The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a national symbol…

Young Costa Ricans aim to save the danta through Nai Conservation
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Young Costa Ricans aim to save the danta through Nai Conservation

Sandy Sandoval - September 26, 2018

The Central American tapir is large. In fact, it’s the largest terrestrial mammal in the Neotropics. These animals can weigh up to 300 kilograms and the Bribri…

Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

It's whale watching season in Costa Rica. Every year, thousands of humpback whales come to Costa Rica to give birth. The warm waters keep predators at bay…

In search of sustainability in Limón: What is sustainability?
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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In search of sustainability in Limón: What is sustainability?

Dr. Khosrow Farahbakhsh - September 23, 2018

I still remember the day I was asked to teach thermodynamics to a class of third year engineering students. I was terrified because I hated the topic…

How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees

Sandy Sandoval - September 12, 2018

Bees have always shown what it means to live in a harmonious system of collaboration. These tiny insects are a testament that a team made up of…

Free entry to all national parks tomorrow for National Parks Day
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Free entry to all national parks tomorrow for National Parks Day

The Tico Times - August 23, 2018

Entry to all Costa Rican national parks is free for National Parks Day tomorrow. The holiday, celebrated every Aug. 24 since 1986, commemorates the creation of the…

Katja Bader and the animals of Jacó
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Animal protection
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Katja Bader and the animals of Jacó

Mary Ann Stark - August 23, 2018

Animal life in the Pacific coast area of Jacó turned around completely in 1998 with the arrival of Katja Bader. Spay and neuter campaigns, health checks, educational…

Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife
Amazon
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Amazon
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Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

AFP / Mauro Pimentel - August 16, 2018

MAMIRAUÁ RESERVE, Brazil—A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the Amazon…

In search of sustainability in Limón
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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In search of sustainability in Limón

Dr. Khosrow Farahbakhsh - August 10, 2018

The most recent environmental footprint assessment estimated that for humanity to meet its needs in 2018, we require 1.5 times of what Earth can currently supply. You…

Costa Rica seeks to bring water to drought-stricken Guanacaste
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica seeks to bring water to drought-stricken Guanacaste

AFP and Tico Times - July 27, 2018

Costa Rica will start a project to bring water to more than half a million people in the arid region of Guanacaste. The government announced the project…