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Microclimates in Costa Rica

In a small country it’s possible to feel sweltering heat, to witness torrential rains and to shiver from the cold, all in a one hour ride. For example, while going from Puntarenas to San Ramón, I´ve had to start off by wearing shorts and a short-sleeved shirt, and as I’ve[…]

Costa Rica’s active volcanoes puts on a show.

With Costa Rica’s most famous active volcano – Arenal – behaving quietly for the past three years, tourists to this Central American hotspot are looking elsewhere for exciting fireworks. There are actually six active volcanoes in Costa Rica, and another 61 that are dormant or extinct. For the past 50 years, Arenal[…]

Costa Rica Trivia

Which is the most noted natural resource of Costa Rica? Hydro power. Hydro power is a very important natural resource in Costa Rica. It is abundant and an example is the Represa of Cachi, that produces this kind of energy. What is the highest point in Costa Rica? Cerro Chirripo.[…]

Snake Farm in Costa Rica

According to hospital statistics, more than 2000 people a year in Costa Rica  are victims of accidental snakebites. There are, however, a number of people who are also victims of snakebites and never report to medical centers. Costa Rica has 15 different species of venomous snakes, among which are the fer[…]

Butterflies in Costa Rica

What is a Butterfly?Butterflies are beautiful, flying insects with large scaly wings. Like all insects, they have six jointed legs, 3 body parts, a pair of antennae, compound eyes, and an exoskeleton. The three body parts are the head, thorax (the chest), and abdomen (the tail end).The butterfly’s body is[…]

A New Orchid Species Discovered at Bosque De Paz Biological Reserve in Costa Rica

Adam P Karremans and Melania Muñoz García are proud to announce the discovery and classification of Pleurothallis silvae-pacis, a new orchid species entirely new to science, that has been found at the Bosque de Paz Private Biological Reserve in Costa Rica. Adam Karremans is a researcher at Lankester Botanical Gardens, University of[…]