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.
Once completed in late 2021, the Ceiba will use canvas sails and an electric engine instead of burning bunker fuel, the dirty staple of the modern shipping industry.
Ortiz was leading a movement to reclaim indigenous land from non-indigenous settlers — a fight that had resulted in numerous death threats to him and others in the past.
Costa Rica's president has launched an economy-wide plan to decarbonize the country by 2050, saying the Central American nation aims to show other nations what is possible to address climate change.
For 40 years, Nalini Nadkarni has studied cloud forest in the Costa Rican town of Monteverde. Now global warming is drying out its lush hanging gardens.
While Paris and Washington battled over climate measures, Costa Rica went 300 days on renewable energy alone
If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.