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Cole Mellino – Costa Rica is closing out the year having achieved major milestones in efforts to move to 100% renewable energy.
Jake Anderson – Environmentally-minded nations of the world increasingly embrace alternative energy sources.
Jeremy Hance, Mongabay Waking Times 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 dedicated conservationist, Sandoval was kidnapped along […]
Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times 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, this month, a group of […]
What would you say if we told you there was a country that used 99.2% renewable energy, has kept is GDP growing for decades, disbanded its military, and transformed itself from one of the most deforested nations in the Western hemisphere to one with forest cover over half its area?
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 produced to advocate for the creation of a biological corridor to protect the treasures of this area.