South Pacific Costa Rica Guide

Environmental Initiatives in Costa Ballena

Bird counting, Environmental Initiatives, Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica

Bird counting

Locals organize beach clean ups, arrange bird counting, strive to stop indiscriminate killing of endangered species along the Coastal Highway, obtain blue flags and patrol turtle protection areas.  Explore our article archive to learn about environmental initiatives throughout Costa Ballena, Osa Peninsula and Costa Rica South Pacific Region.

Costa Rican’s Version of the Wild Turkey

~ by Jack Ewing Please Don’t Eat One for Thanksgiving or Christmas… The Great Curassow is the largest bird in Path of the Tapir Biological Corridor. An ornithologist who, in 1996,…

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The Varela Family sells healthy organic greens at Uvita’s farmers’ market

At Uvita’s farmers’ market, Mauren and Ademar are the most constant sellers, who every Saturday, for over the past 8 years, sell their fresh, certified organic vegetables and…

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The Jewel of Osa

Texto y foto: Jeane Brennan The southwest of Costa Rica, the Osa Peninsula, has so much to offer. The town of Sierpe is the ideal place to begin your…

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Pura Vida Through Clean Water

~ by Liz Bohne, E.I.T. Global Water Stewardship is a non-profit organization that, by educating people and engineering sustainable centralized solutions that keep waterways clean and communities healthy,…

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“The Why We Do The Things We Do”

~ by Shawnell Parker Everybody likes quizzes, right? Test your DAWG knowledge. What percentage of people here owns a dog? What percentage of people here owns a cat?…

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The Porcupine

~ by Mike Graeber A word that strikes fear into dog owners everywhere. If you own dogs and live in a rural location anywhere in North America, there…

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Paradise Created by People

~ by Jack Ewing Paradise is found in the eyes of the beholder. For…

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Sierpe, a Destination to Take into Account

Texto y foto por Jeane Brennan To some, Sierpe is just a pretty face,…

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