Costa Rica is the sixth country in Latin America to legalize gay marriage, following most recently Ecuador, which allowed it last year. It is also permitted in some parts of Mexico.
By Javier Cordoba, Associated Press
Two local pilots and 10 American tourists were killed in Costa Rica on Sunday when a charter plane crashed into a mountain, according to the government officials.
By Kamala Kelkar
A former banana plantation in Costa Rica is now a school -- but the curriculum still involves growing fruit. EARTH University, founded in 1992, trains students from developing nations in responsible, sustainable agriculture. Graduates then apply their knowledge in their…
By PBS NewsHour
A new glass frog species that bears an uncanny resemblance to Kermit the Frog was discovered by scientists in Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center announced earlier this week.
By Carey Reed
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Heavy rainfall in Costa Rica has caused a spike in hydroelectric production this year. Together with green energy from sources like geothermal, wind, solar and biomass, the power glut means the Central American country's energy utilities haven't needed to burn…
Using 'Nature as an Asset' to Balance Costa Rica's Farming With Preservation…
By Larisa Epatko
In Costa Rica, birds, bats and bees serve vital roles in controlling pests and pollinating crops. Now, researchers are measuring the contributions of these critters to encourage farmers to move away from the single-crop model and toward biodiversity.
By Larisa Epatko
Farmers in Costa Rica are encouraged to set aside part of their land from production to help maintain biodiversity and prevent deforestation.
Obama Talks Trade, Security, and Immigration on Trip to Mexico, Latin America…
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