Video: Puma caught in Tibás released into wild
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video: Puma caught in Tibás released into wild

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 12, 2019

A puma that was captured Sunday in a Tibás neighborhood by the Firefighters Corps and the Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE) has been safely released back into…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s underwater wildlife
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica’s underwater wildlife

The Tico Times - March 9, 2019

Much of Costa Rica's incredible biodiversity lives underwater. That biodiversity includes the hammerhead shark, an important member of aquatic ecosystems in Costa Rica's oceans. This picture is…

Animal urine’s contribution to global warming can be reduced by restoring farmland, study says
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Animal urine’s contribution to global warming can be reduced by restoring farmland, study says

Latin Clima - March 5, 2019

When cow urine falls on degraded land, it releases a lot more nitrous oxide – a powerful greenhouse gas – than if it is absorbed into healthy…

Pic of the Day: Hanging out at Rainmaker Conservation Project
Manuel Antonio
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Manuel Antonio
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Pic of the Day: Hanging out at Rainmaker Conservation Project

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2019

Manuel Antonio National Park is the most-visited protected area in Costa Rica.  In 2017, the park welcomed 475,052 guests — more than 70 percent of whom were…

Saprissa routed by Tigres, eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Saprissa routed by Tigres, eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League

AFP and The Tico Times - February 27, 2019

Mexico’s Tigres advanced to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League after defeating Costa Rica's Saprissa 5-1 on Tuesday in the return leg of their second-round match,…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2019

There is no shortage of stunning waterfalls in Costa Rica, and these are among the best. Nauyaca Waterfalls are a two-tiered behemoth, cascading nearly 200 feet and…

Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon
Sloth kong
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Sloth kong
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Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2019

Here at The Tico Times, we know news can sometimes feel overwhelming and disheartening. That's why, each Sunday, we post a photo of an adorable sloth in…

New tournament in Quepos to crown Best Fisherwoman Worldwide
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New tournament in Quepos to crown Best Fisherwoman Worldwide

The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

For the first time in Costa Rica, women who love sport fishing will go to sea in a world-class event to compete for the title of Best…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica from the air
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica from the air

The Tico Times - February 15, 2019

Sometimes it's necessary to take a step back for perspective. But this shot shows what most of us already know: Costa Rica is beautiful. The picture is…

Tussling for tuna: Costa Rican fishermen want more access to a local tuna
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Tussling for tuna: Costa Rican fishermen want more access to a local tuna

Todd Staley - February 14, 2019

Robert Nunes is a commercial fisherman who actively defends his peers in Costa Rica’s commercial fishing industry. He volunteers a lot of his time with Mauricio Gonzalez,…