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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Symbiosis

Sisterhood and the sea turtles

For some people in the coastal communities of Costa Rica, a passion for conservation is born early. Sisters Keithlyn, Hazel and Daneycha Rankin Abraham...

When change becomes a teacher

Fish were his livelihood. Not just his: generations of fisherman, fathers and grandfathers, had plumbed the waters off of Quepos, working their way south...

Marino Ballena: where the pandemic opened doors

It is the third most visited national park in Costa Rica; the economies of its neighboring communities are 95% dependent on tourism. However, when...

Tips 506: visiting Isla San Lucas

Visiting Isla San Lucas National Park is much more than a boat ride and a visit to an old prison. Isla San Lucas has...

My two islands

We are proud to share this column in honor of Costa Rica’s National Parks Day, which this year is dedicated to Isla del Coco...

Our parks are calling

Are you ready to celebrate tomorrow? We need it. When have we ever needed it more? Open air that can’t be trapped, mud that can’t be...

How San Lucas Island was reborn

In 2020, San Lucas Island became Costa Rica's 30th national park. What benefits has this brought to the protected area and surrounding communities?

Tips 506: the three trails to Chirripó

Chirripó National Park is beloved by those who enjoy hiking and adventure. It’s visited primarily by Costa Ricans, but a good number of international...

Beneath the surface of the Gulf of Nicoya 

When most of us look at the gulf, we see water and sky, the gentle curves and triangles of waves. He, however, sees what...

Chirripó and its 13 guardians

Talking about Chirripó National Park always involves some numbers. The best known are 3,821, the number of meters above sea level of the towering...
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