Costa Rica Blog

Cosmic Bowling in the Osa Region of Costa Rica and a Real Estate Boom

Posted by Steve Linder on Fri, Dec, 13, 2013

People have been getting quite a surprise when driving down the coast in southern Costa Rica.  There among the toucans, sloths and macaws is another rare bird in this area, a cosmic bowling alley.  The Costa Ballena region has been amazing people with its bio diversity for years.  But recently some new inhabitants have appeared, causing a migration of a different sort. 

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Costa Rica receives 56 Million for Forest Preservation

Posted by Steve Linder on Thu, Oct, 21, 2010

Costa Rica is to receive 56 million dollars in direct aid and debt reduction dedicated to further efforts to protect it's tropical forests.  This will be an increase of nearly 32,000 acres of protected forest in Costa Rica.  Currently Costa Rica contains over 800,000 acres of protected forest, roughly 25% of the entire land area of the country.  This additional protected acreage will bring the total area of protected tropical forest to 26% of the entire country. 

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Tags: Environment, Corcovado, Costa Rica Forest, Playa Bellena, Costa Rica National Park, Osa Peninsula