Additional flights to Costa Rica coming!

This month, two major international airlines have announced additional KLM, the flag-carrier airline of the Netherlands, added a route to Liberia, while Air Canada will now offer uninterrupted service to the Guanacaste province throughout September and October. KLM announces flights to Liberia, Costa Rica In early April, KLM announced it will expand its network with…

First Lady of Costa Rica among the World’s Greatest Leaders

First Lady of Costa Rica, Claudia Dobles, was recognized among the World’s Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine, she is the only Latin American in the top 15. “Dobles helped her husband, Carlos Alvarado, win the election in 2018 with a pledge to “decarbonize” Costa Rica by 2050. An architect and urban planner, she’s now in charge…

The most Earth-friendly way to supercharge your soil

In the virtual gardening circle, the terms “biochar” and terra preta have been receiving a great deal of attention. It all started when archeologists in the Amazon discovered the remains of indigenous settlements whose agricultural lands where distinctly different from the surrounding soils. They called this rich, black fertile soil terra preta, which is very…

Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry to hire 150 new park rangers

Environment Minister Édgar Gutiérrez Espeleta said Monday he will hire 150 new park rangers to strengthen surveillance at Costa Rica’s national parks and protected areas. Gutiérrez made the announcement during the celebration of National Parks Day and added that ministry officials also are working to improve recruitment in order to expedite the replacement of rangers who resign or retire. President Luis…