Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park
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Conservation
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Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 2, 2017

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, ordered the Costa Rican government to outline a plan to protect Corcovado National Park and other nearby areas…

Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people
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Activities
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Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people

Jill Replogle - September 5, 2016

Milking a cow was not something I expected to do on my three-day tour of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula with the organization Caminos de Osa. And yet, once…

Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park
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Costa Rica
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Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - May 23, 2016

A forensic team discovered the passport of missing U.S. hiker Cody Dial over the weekend among human remains found in Corcovado National Park, officials from the Judicial…

Human remains in Corcovado could belong to missing US hiker Cody Dial
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Costa Rica
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Human remains in Corcovado could belong to missing US hiker Cody Dial

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 20, 2016

Update: Friday, May 20, 6:06 p.m.  Police say it is "very likely" that human remains found in Costa Rica's remote Corcovado National Park belong to 27-year-old U.S. hiker Cody…

Nat Geo mini-series investigates Cody Dial’s disappearance in Corcovado National Park
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Costa Rica
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Nat Geo mini-series investigates Cody Dial’s disappearance in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - May 7, 2016

It has been almost two years since 27-year-old Alaska Native, Cody Dial went missing in Costa Rica's remote Corcovado National Park but his disappearance remains a mystery. Now, a new documentary on…

Brooklyn yoga studio plans fundraiser to protect Costa Rican rain forest
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Arts and Culture
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Brooklyn yoga studio plans fundraiser to protect Costa Rican rain forest

Amanda Zúñiga - October 18, 2015

Willingness to look after Costa Rica's natural beauty can be found far outside this country's borders. The Yoga Sole Studio in Brooklyn, New York, aims to save Costa…

With open-water swimming, Golfo Dulce comes to life
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Newsletter
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With open-water swimming, Golfo Dulce comes to life

Michael Krumholtz - September 16, 2015

PUERTO JIMÉNEZ, Puntarenas -- An orange light breaks over the outlines of compressed mountains and sharp palm leaves, ushering in the morning with a stubborn arrival that can't be delayed…

Prison sentence for Costa Rica park ranger raises questions about on-the-job protections
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Crime
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Prison sentence for Costa Rica park ranger raises questions about on-the-job protections

Lindsay Fendt - September 3, 2015

UPDATE: Thursday, Sept. 3, 6:00 p.m. Criminal lawyer Juan Diego Castro said Thursday afternoon that he was reconsidering representing soon-to-be-jailed park ranger Mauricio Steller against attempted murder charges…

U.S. man arrested for illegal gold mining in Corcovado National Park
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Crime
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U.S. man arrested for illegal gold mining in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - May 22, 2015

Police arrested two men — including a U.S. citizen — in Costa Rica's Corcovado National Park last week during a ground mission to expel illegal hunters and gold…

European tourist dies in Corcovado National Park
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Environment and Wildlife
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European tourist dies in Corcovado National Park

Zach Dyer - February 16, 2015

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) confirmed to The Tico Times that a European tourist died of an apparent heart attack while hiking in the remote Corcovado National Park…