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How to fight the Climate Change, one Farm at a Time

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The phrase “100% Pura Vida” appeared on Eiffel Tower on 30 November 2015 to celebrate Costa Rica’s record running on 100 percent renewable energy for 255 days that year. All around the world, we can see how climate change is already affecting lives of… mehr »

A Wishlist for 2016 – Should Costa Rica Go 100% Renewable?

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Costa Rica relies mainly on hydropower to generate its electricity. Source: BBC Over the last couple weeks, the international and national media stormed the news that “Costa Rica achieved 99% renewable energy in the year 2015.”i What does this mean in… mehr »

Spotlight on... the King of Timbers: Teak

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Teak ©CATIE Living in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica and working for an association of agroforestry and forestry producers called UNAFOR means that from the first day, one is deeply emerged into 'the teak debate'. Raising the key question… more »

When the forests burn in flames, be a hummingbird

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The season of forest fires in Costa Rica has reached its peek. For the Guanacaste province, which has mostly dry climate and dry tropical forests, it means many fires, endless human efforts to fight against them under the hot sun conditions, and… more »

Hojancheños - People Who Planted Trees

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About four months ago, I arrived in a small town of Hojancha located in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica. I took a bus from San José, not knowing any person, nor story about the place and arrived crossing many hills after the sunset in the… mehr »

Is the glass of climate change half-empty or half-full?

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As the UN FCCC negotiations start in Peru this week, all the eyes of the world look to Lima to see if a brighter future and action will spark from it. mehr »

Called to be Volunteers in Costa Rican Rainforests

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Not long ago I arrived at the San José airport in Costa Rica. I was open to new experiences plus excited, minus my backpack which didn't make the connecting flight in Madrid. mehr »