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…

Scientist discovers new species of frog in Central America: Sylvia’s tree frog
Colorful frogs
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Colorful frogs
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Scientist discovers new species of frog in Central America: Sylvia’s tree frog

Alexander Villegas - August 7, 2018

It took 20 years of research, but Andrew Gray, the Curator of Herpetology at the Manchester Museum, finally discovered a new species of frog, the Cruziohyla sylviae.…

Can Costa Rica save its bees?
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Environment & Wildlife
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Can Costa Rica save its bees?

Mitzi Stark - July 18, 2018

Imagine a day without fruit or vegetables. No orange juice for breakfast. No honey for your pancakes nor strawberries to top them. No tomatoes for a salad…

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado visits the United States
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The Alvarado Administration
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Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado visits the United States

Elizabeth Lang - June 12, 2018

Today and tomorrow President Carlos Alvarado is visiting Washington D.C., his first trip abroad following his inauguration on May 8. The president's meetings will focus on issues…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2018

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"] Originally published on April 22, 2016.

Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

Famous primatologist, anthropologist and chimpanzee specialist Jane Goodall posed this week with a copy of the book "Guardians of Nature and her Friends: Save the River," written…

Climate change threatens Latin America coffee producers
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Climate Change
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Climate change threatens Latin America coffee producers

AFP - September 12, 2017

Climate change is threatening the Latin American zones most favorable for growing coffee, according to a study out Monday that warns production could drop by nearly 90…

Costa Rican students transform pineapple waste into dishes and plates
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican students transform pineapple waste into dishes and plates

Mitzi Stark - September 5, 2017

Pineapples are one of Costa Rica's major products for export and for the national market – but pineapples also produce a lot of leaves, which add to…

Germany grants Costa Rica €15 million to mitigate climate change impact
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Germany grants Costa Rica €15 million to mitigate climate change impact

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The German government will support Costa Rica’s projects to mitigate the effects of climate change and, as a first step, has granted the country €15 million ($16.7 million) in…

Costa Rica launches quest to replace most single-use plastic by 2021
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Conservation
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Costa Rica launches quest to replace most single-use plastic by 2021

L. Arias - June 6, 2017

Costa Rica seeks to be free of single-use plastic, and top officials including President Luis Guillermo Solís disclosed the details of a national strategy to achieve that goal during…