Poachers or poached eggs? Sustainable turtle egg harvesting in Ostional
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Poachers or poached eggs? Sustainable turtle egg harvesting in Ostional

Emily Neidhardt - July 9, 2018

As someone who has worked for a sea turtle conservation program in Florida, I don’t generally advocate the harvesting of any endangered species’ young. Even so, I’ve…

3 attractive areas for expat living in Costa Rica
Moving to Costa Rica
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Moving to Costa Rica
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3 attractive areas for expat living in Costa Rica

Phoebe Conner - June 19, 2018

Costa Rica is a surprisingly diverse country for its size, with tropical rainforests, mountainous regions and of course, breathtaking coastlines. With the famous ‘pura vida’ lifestyle and…

Guanacaste school selected as finalist in global water competition
Conservation
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Conservation
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Guanacaste school selected as finalist in global water competition

The Tico Times - April 23, 2018

The Niños del Sol School in Playas del Coco, a beach town in the northwestern Costa Rican province of Guanacaste, has been chosen as a finalist in…

Nosara Animal Care raises funds for animals in need
Call to Action
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Call to Action
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Nosara Animal Care raises funds for animals in need

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

Nosara Animal Care, an organization that connects generous animal lovers with local stray cats and dogs in need in coastal Guanacaste, has been focusing its efforts this…

Farewell, work week
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Farewell, work week

Katherine Stanley - February 9, 2018

Thanks to reader Robert Murray, who sent us this photo of a recent sunset at his home in Nosara, on the Guanacaste coast in northwestern Costa Rica.…

How the Tamarindo Labyrinth was created
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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How the Tamarindo Labyrinth was created

Elizabeth Lang - January 29, 2018

SANTA ROSA, TAMARINDO, GUANACASTE – Nature abounds in all colors, sizes and shapes at La Senda farm. "La Senda" means "the path," or the path in life,…

5 questions for French artist Victoire Cathalan
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for French artist Victoire Cathalan

Elizabeth Lang - January 28, 2018

For Victoire Cathalan, who visited Costa Rica this week to participated in the Tamarindo Art Wave festival in Guanacaste, nature the driving force behind her paintings. Using…

PHOTOS: A glimpse of the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: A glimpse of the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival

Elizabeth Lang - January 26, 2018

The second edition of the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival started on Jan. 25, with a wide range of performances, art exhibits and a wide range of activities. Here's a…

Inside a Costa Rican microbrewery – at the beach
Activities
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Activities
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Inside a Costa Rican microbrewery – at the beach

Elizabeth Lang - January 24, 2018

Imagine yourself sitting at the beach on a very warm, sunny Costa Rican afternoon. It’s the perfect scenario for a cold handcrafted beer. And you’re in luck,…

The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel
Business
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Business
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The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel

Elizabeth Lang - January 24, 2018

It's a landmark on Tamarindo's main road and in many ways a symbol for the rapid growth of the area: the Hotel Diria, a hotel that has…