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

Costa Rica’s ocean creatures inspire hand-crafted sculptures
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Newsletter
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Costa Rica’s ocean creatures inspire hand-crafted sculptures

Todd Staley - May 30, 2017

[caption id="attachment_105933" align="aligncenter" width="633"] (Courtesy of Ken Dyer)[/caption] I had a customer take a day off from fishing and go to one of the nearly isolated beaches…

Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park
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Conservation
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Alleged gold miners end protest at Corcovado National Park

L. Arias - February 22, 2017

The group of people claiming to be former gold miners have left the lands they occupied outside Corcovado National Park in southwestern Costa Rica after reaching an agreement…

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…

Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people
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Activities
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Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people

Jill Replogle - September 5, 2016

Milking a cow was not something I expected to do on my three-day tour of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula with the organization Caminos de Osa. And yet, once…

Nat Geo mini-series investigates Cody Dial’s disappearance in Corcovado National Park
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Nat Geo mini-series investigates Cody Dial’s disappearance in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - May 7, 2016

It has been almost two years since 27-year-old Alaska Native, Cody Dial went missing in Costa Rica's remote Corcovado National Park but his disappearance remains a mystery. Now, a new documentary on…

Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Calendar
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Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 22, 2016

It's back! The third edition of the Paseo Gastronómico La Luz will fill Barrio Escalante's streets with food, music and other activities, with more than 20,000 attendees expected…

Brooklyn yoga studio plans fundraiser to protect Costa Rican rain forest
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Arts and Culture
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Brooklyn yoga studio plans fundraiser to protect Costa Rican rain forest

Amanda Zúñiga - October 18, 2015

Willingness to look after Costa Rica's natural beauty can be found far outside this country's borders. The Yoga Sole Studio in Brooklyn, New York, aims to save Costa…

Solving the human-jaguar conundrum, farm by farm
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Environment and Wildlife
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Solving the human-jaguar conundrum, farm by farm

Mitzi Stark - October 11, 2014

It’s not easy for humans and wildlife to live next to each other, and in Costa Rica, one of the primary examples of this has long been…