Costa Rica Wildlife & Nature Attractions Headline CNN iReport

Costa Rica Wildlife & Nature Attractions Headline CNN iReport
Costa Rica Wildlife Capuchin Monkey

Costa Rica Wildlife & Nature Attractions Headline CNN iReport

[caption id="attachment_698" align="alignleft" width="204"] Click Photo for Manuel Antonio National Park Vacation Rentals[/caption] If you are a budding wildlife photographer then make sure to head to Costa Rica for your next vacation. Five percent of the world’s species can be…
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Costa Rica Wildlife at Corcovado National Park

Debt for Nature Fund Helps Protect Osa Peninsula Rainforest

[caption id="attachment_679" align="alignright" width="104"] Click Picture for Costa Rica Vacation Rentals[/caption] A Debt for Nature swap program in Costa Rica has allocated over half a million dollars to environmental conservation programs in the South Pacific, awarding over $100,000 to the…
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Baby Sloth at Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary

Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary Makes International Headlines

[caption id="attachment_659" align="alignleft" width="150"] Click Image for Manuel Antonio Vacation Rentals[/caption] The Costa Rican Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary in Cahuita Costa Rica made international headlines in the United Kingdom last November. A Daily Mail article documented the Sloth Sanctuary’s hard work…
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Coco Island National Park Costa Rica Waterfall

Isla Del Coco Costa Rica: The Legend of The Hidden Treasure

Click Image for Costa Rica Vacation Rentals According to legend, Costa Rica may really be the coast of riches. Historians have confirmed there is evidence to suggest that what is now Parque Nacional Isla del Coco (Coco Island National Park) was used by pirates in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries to store valuable loot that they had pillaged from passing Spanish cargo ships. Many Costa Rica locals believe that the Isla del Coco, Puntarenas still holds many secrets including the location of a hidden treasure.
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Friends of Costa Rica National Parks Program

Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica: Join Costa Rica’s Friends of the National Parks Club

[caption id="attachment_513" align="alignleft" width="180"] Click Picture for Vacation Rentals Near Manuel Antonio National Park[/caption] If you have ever visited Costa Rica, then you’ll know that this paradise is the ultimate ecotourism destination. There are not many places in the world…
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Playa Ray pushes to be included in Manuel Antonio National Park

Push for Playa Rey Proposal in Manuel Antonio National Park by Community Leaders

[caption id="attachment_399" align="alignleft" width="248"] Click Picture for Manuel Antonio Vacation Rentals[/caption] A proposal to assign additional funding to Playa Rey from Manuel Antonio National Park revenue was presented to the Costa Rican government by local community leaders on Friday the 30th…
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Costa Rica former President José María Figueres at Duke University

Democracy and Environmental Sustainability in Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_158" align="alignleft" width="300"] Click Picture for San Jose Vacation Rentals[/caption] Former president of Costa Rica José María Figueres continues to promote Sustainable Development as the integrating architecture of governmental action.  On April 22nd Figueres delivered a speech at the…
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Arenal La Reserva Forest Foundation wildflowers

Avatar Creators Support Project in Costa Rica

[caption id="attachment_145" align="alignleft" width="229"] Click Picture for Flamingo Vacation Rentals[/caption] With the lights on and the 3D glasses thrown to the side the end of Avatar meant a return to reality and the realization that environmental effects of exploiting our…
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Guanacaste, Costa Rica, wind farm

Costa Rica’s Renewable Energy Drive

The company Ju Wi inaugurated a new wind farm located in Guanacaste at the end of April helping Costa Rica to achieve its goal of sourcing 100% of its energy from renewable sources.  Completed in 2009 the energy farm has…
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Coffee beans from Costa Rica's Central Valley

Costa Rican Coffee High in Quality, High in Benefits

[caption id="attachment_125" align="alignleft" width="185"] Click Picture for San Jose Vacation Rentals[/caption] Known as Costa Rica’s “Grano de Oro” (Grain of Gold), coffee has supported the local economy since the 1850’s. The coffee been is so cherished by the national government…
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Costa Rica's national bird, the quetzal

Costa Rica Offers Best Bird Watching in the World

[caption id="attachment_116" align="alignleft" width="191"] Click Picture for Gulf of Papagayo Vacation Rentals[/caption] Costa Rica represents over 8% of the world’s bird species boasting an amazing 850 species that can be found within the national borders. This figure is higher than…
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Tree lined shore of Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Uniting Manuel Antonio National Park with the Biological Corridor

[caption id="attachment_52" align="alignleft" width="348"] Click Picture for Manuel Antonio Vacation Rentals[/caption] The Costa Rican government formally appropriated the land of Playa El Rey to Manuel Antonio National Park on November 17, 2000. This land added 14 kilometers of beach and…
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Viktoras Kulvinskas Speaking at the Montezuma Concious Community

Costa Rica Montezuma Conscious Community Inspired by Viktoras Kulvinskas

[caption id="attachment_35" align="alignright" width="300"] Click Picture for Nicoya Peninsula Vacation Rentals[/caption] Costa Rica's latest nondenominational spiritual group, the Montezuma Conscious Community, was honored to have the distinguished health and yoga guru, Viktoras Kulvinskas, speak at their intimate gathering to celebrate the…
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Costa Rica Growing Edible Insects

Costa Rica Growing Edible Insects for Consumption in Guanacaste Hotels

[caption id="attachment_5" align="alignleft" width="240"] Click Picture for San Jose Vacation Rentals[/caption] “I’ll take an order of the garlic-sautéed grasshoppers and beetle larvae skewers, please.” No, this order isn’t being heard from the Eastern hemisphere, but instead, as scientists soon hope,…
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