Jeremy Hance, Mongabay
On the evening of May 30th, 26-year-old Jairo Mora Sandoval was murdered on Moin beach near Limón, Costa Rica, the very stretch of sand where he courageously monitored sea turtle nests for years even as risks from poachers rose, including threats at gunpoint. A … More
Dylan Charles, Editor
In the small Latin American country of Costa Rica, where agriculture is king and enormous corporate plantations have dotted the country-side, a subsidiary of Monsanto is making a push to plant several hectares of genetically modified transgenic corn in the Northwestern province of Guanacaste.
However, … More
Michael J. Cohen
The conventional wisdom is that economic growth and sound environmental policies can’t happen simultaneously. But we need only look south to see a model for having both.
What would you say if we told you there was a country that used 99.2% renewable energy, has … More
The Children’s Eternal Rainforest in central Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the Americas. Sadly, however, it is being surrounded by development and pasture so that the natural migration of animals to and from the rainforest is already severely impaired. This short video was … More