Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surges 450 percent, says environmental group
Brazil
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Brazil
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Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surges 450 percent, says environmental group

AFP - November 18, 2014

BRASÍLIA – Deforestation in Brazil's storied Amazon basin region skyrocketed more than 450 percent in October from a year earlier, a nongovernmental group warned Monday. The alarming loss was…

Just hanging out for Semana Santa
Colorful frogs
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Colorful frogs
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Just hanging out for Semana Santa

Lindsay Fendt - April 17, 2014

A red-eyed tree frog hangs from a plant near La Fortuna in northeast Costa Rica. The red-eyed tree frog has become a Costa Rican icon as a…

Our tree house vacation, by way of a giant mudslide
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Expat Living
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Our tree house vacation, by way of a giant mudslide

Amiee White Beazley | Special to The Washington Post - March 25, 2014

My family and I had been exploring the Pacific coast of Costa Rica for two sunny weeks before we finally made our way to the country's interior…