Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies

L. Arias - June 26, 2017

The sounds of rains, winds, waves, or the trilling of birds on the Osa Peninsula could soon be used as a therapeutic tool to improve the quality of life…

WATCH: Sea turtles come ashore to nest by the thousands at Costa Rica’s Ostional beach
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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WATCH: Sea turtles come ashore to nest by the thousands at Costa Rica’s Ostional beach

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - December 10, 2015

OSTIONAL, Guanacaste — Just before the waves start to crest, their heads break the water’s surface as the creatures bob, waiting for a chance to come ashore. A wave…

Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Grab your binoculars: It’s Christmas Bird Count season in Costa Rica!

Robin Kazmier - December 1, 2015

Prior to the 20th century, many North Americans participated in a Christmas Day tradition known as a Side Hunt, in which they ventured into the countryside in teams, or…

Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Fall migration at Kèköldi, Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

Robin Kazmier - November 2, 2015

Heads up! One of the most spectacular wildlife displays on the planet is happening in the skies over Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast right now: fall raptor migration.…

Bumblebee tongues are shrinking because of climate change, study says
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Bumblebee tongues are shrinking because of climate change, study says

Chelsea Harvey | Special To The Washington Post - September 26, 2015

Climate change is making some pretty strange things happen in the world. It's able to alter the behavior of tiny marine organisms, change the circulation of the…

Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 2): 5 more common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - September 14, 2015

See Part 1 of this series: Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José We continue this month with a look at five more birds that are…

Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José
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Environment and Wildlife
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Urban flocks (Part 1): 5 common birds of San José

Robin Kazmier - August 17, 2015

The Tico Times is pleased to welcome Robin Kazmier, the general manager of our Publications Group, into an additional role: at the helm of  "Into the Wild,"…

Filmmaker visits Costa Rica, screens bee documentary
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Filmmaker visits Costa Rica, screens bee documentary

Robert Isenberg - April 1, 2015

Many people know that honeybees are vanishing. They bring this up in conversation in the tone of an urban legend: Have you heard about this honeybee thing?…

11 aerial photos from Nature Air’s new flight to Limón
A beachin' photo
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A beachin' photo
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11 aerial photos from Nature Air’s new flight to Limón

Lindsay Fendt - November 22, 2014

Starting on Dec. 1, Costa Rican airline Nature Air will begin offering flights to the Costa Rican Caribbean city of Limón. The daily flights will leave from…

Environment and Wildlife
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Divers rescue tangled manta ray in Bat Islands, Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - September 16, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLww3kCEgrI Brazilian divers Thomaz Monteiro and Flavia Passaglia and Canadian Brian Thompson were diving in Costa Rica's Bat Islands in the country's northern Pacific when they were…