Costa Rica environmental news: 2015’s biggest stories
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Costa Rica environmental news: 2015’s biggest stories

Lindsay Fendt - December 30, 2015

1. Changes in fishing policy [caption id="attachment_28671" align="alignleft" width="700"] Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times[/caption] Former president Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014) prided herself on trailblazing ocean resource management through the creation of…

Costa Rica court orders new trial over alleged Crucitas mine impropriety 
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Costa Rica court orders new trial over alleged Crucitas mine impropriety 

The Tico Times - December 3, 2015

Former Environment Minister Roberto Dobles is headed back to court after a San José appeals court threw out a previous ruling against him this year for his involvement in the controversial Infinito…

Op-ed: ‘Zombie’ Canadian mining company, Infinito Gold, stalks Costa Rica
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Op-ed: ‘Zombie’ Canadian mining company, Infinito Gold, stalks Costa Rica

Rick Arnold - May 20, 2015

Most of us are familiar with zombies featured in scary B movies, otherwise known as the living dead. Now a recent study by Tony Simon, co-founder of…

On Earth Day, a walk through Costa Rica’s recent environmental history
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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On Earth Day, a walk through Costa Rica’s recent environmental history

Jill Replogle and Alberto Font - April 22, 2015

To honor this 45th anniversary of Earth Day, we could have put up a bunch of gorgeous photos of Costa Rica's wildlife, coastline and national parks. Earth Day IS…

Former environment minister faces corruption allegations over controversial gold mine concession
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Former environment minister faces corruption allegations over controversial gold mine concession

Zach Dyer - October 29, 2014

Former Environment Minister Roberto Dobles (2006-2010), right, and his lawyer, Laureano Castro, appeared in a Goicoechea court on Monday, Oct. 27, along with six other defendants to stand trial…

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3 years after Costa Rica kicked out gold-mining company, legal battle continues

Zack Dyer & Tania Lara - November 22, 2013

Environmentalists in Costa Rica celebrate Nov. 24 as a milestone. It was on this day in 2010 that an Administrative Appeals Court shot down a projected $1 billion…