Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation 
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Conservation
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Alleged gold miners camp outside Corcovado National Park, demand compensation 

L. Arias - February 20, 2017

A group of more than 100 people who identified themselves as gold miners set up a camp just outside Corcovado National Park on Sunday. They are demanding…

Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park
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Conservation
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Costa Rican court orders effective protection for Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 2, 2017

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, ordered the Costa Rican government to outline a plan to protect Corcovado National Park and other nearby areas…

Community debates Envision Festival: boon or threat?
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Envision
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Community debates Envision Festival: boon or threat?

Amanda Zúñiga - March 2, 2016

While the sixth edition of the Envision Festival, in Uvita, Puntarenas, was taking place this past weekend, residents of the community led a protest asking for the festival not…

Open water swimmers race through Golfo Dulce
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Open water swimmers race through Golfo Dulce

Michael Krumholtz - September 12, 2015

Angélica Astorga (pictured), 18, of Cartago took home first place in the Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce 5-kilometer swim while Marco Barquero, 16, of Heredia won the…

Tico swims across Golfo Dulce to test waters for upcoming race
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Newsletter
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Tico swims across Golfo Dulce to test waters for upcoming race

Alberto Font - July 18, 2015

A 20-year-old man became the first known person to swim across southern Costa Rica's Golfo Dulce on July 4. It took swimmer José Manuel Cullell four hours…