Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report
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Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report

Zach Dyer - June 6, 2014

Costa Rica can count itself among the world’s most effective tropical forest conservationists, according to a surprisingly upbeat report from the Union of Concerned Scientists on reductions…

Protecting indigenous land rights could help deter drug trafficking in Central America, says new report
Crime
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Crime
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Protecting indigenous land rights could help deter drug trafficking in Central America, says new report

Zach Dyer - March 18, 2014

When unidentified helicopters appeared last year over Costa Rica's heavily forested southern Caribbean region of Talamanca, residents of the Bribrí indigenous community mobilized. On at least three occasions,…