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Costa Rica: Dirigentes indígenas se dejaron ¢118 millones en diez años por pago de servicios ambientales

Detenidos el presidente, tesorero, secretaria y vocal 2 de Asociación de Desarrollo de Cabagra. Ministerio Público les atribuye los delitos de peculado y estafa.

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‘It's in our DNA’: Tiny Costa Rica wants the world to take giant climate step

The tiny Central American nation is aiming for total decarbonisation by 2050, not just a "net zero" target.

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Costa Rica lanza el primer fondo latinoamericano para conservar el 30% de sus áreas marinas

Dotado de 3,5 millones de dólares, el fondo pretende cumplir y mantener las metas 30x30, una iniciativa que busca que todos los países protejan el 30% de su extensión terrestre y marina para 2030.
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Los científicos de Costa Rica cultivan corales nuevos para salvar los arrecifes

Sus hallazgos están ayudando a restaurar los ecosistemas locales y podrían ayudar a los investigadores que esperan revivir los arrecifes de los países cercanos.

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Costa Rica apuesta por la economía verde para superar la pandemia del coronavirus

Desde septiembre en el puesto, la titular de Medio Ambiente y Energía, Andrea Meza, avanza en entrevista con DW que su "gran objetivo es que el Ministerio sea un ministerio clave en el proceso de recuperación económica".
Justice

How to save coffee from climate change

Increasing temperatures are making coffee harder to grow and less tasty. Coffee companies, governments, and farmers are working together to make a more resilient bean—but will it be enough?
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Costa Rica busca oxígeno económico en sus políticas ambientalistas

El país centroamericano depura la búsqueda de inversiones 'verdes' y cifra en 41.000 millones de dólares los réditos que le daría un ambicioso plan de descarbonización a un plazo de 30 años.

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Costa Rica warns Biden that pandemic, climate change will increase migration

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, asked US President-elect Joe Biden to lead multilateral action to face the economic impacts of Covid-19 and climate change.

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Costa Rica: El lugar donde las ballenas mejoraron la calidad de vida de los pescadores

El biólogo marino Javier Rodríguez contó cómo el turismo de observación de ballenas mejoró la calidad de vida de los pescadores en Costa Rica.

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Toxics

Trump’s EPA chief, Andrew Wheeler, plans 2 foreign trips before leaving office

Andrew Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, looks to squeeze in two overseas trips in the Trump administration's last days.
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Costa Rica: Turistas podrán compensar su huella de carbono

La iniciativa gubernamental promoverá la plantación de árboles, protección de las cuencas hidrográficas, regeneración natural, así como de los sistemas agroforestales en las fincas.
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra talks with Host Steve Curwood about how Costa Rica brought its forests back to life with aggressive measures to protect public lands, and incentives for landowners to convert from logging to participating in ecotourism.

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Biodiversity

Costa Rica’s Monteverde faces an eco-tourism crisis

With its famed Cloud Forest closed, Monteverde fights for its life.
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Sea level in Tamarindo could rise almost three feet in 80 years

By the year 2090, the estuary and mangroves that divide Tamarindo from Playa Grande will be flooded under at least another meter (about 3 feet) of water.

Toxics

‘Extinct’ toad rediscovery offers hope amid amphibian apocalypse

If the Mindo harlequin toad has developed resistance to chytrid disease, that may be a sign that the global epidemic is abating.
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Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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