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Earth Day in Nosara: New Face for the Dump
Nosara celebrated a great Earth Day with the participation of nearly a hundred people who managed to give a new face to the area around the dump.
Photos: Nosara’s Cutest Adoptable Pets
For anyone who has taken a trip to Nosara Animal Care or met with it’s dedicated operator Sarah Foster, it’s hard not to have your heart swell when you see the animals. Many of whom came there from homes where they were neglected, in the saddest cases, abused.
Rincon de la Vieja Awakens
It has been almost 14 years since the last eruptive period for Rincón de la Vieja in Costa Rica, but it looks like the volcano might be awakening from its break.
Hundreds of Lifeless Fish Appear in the Mouth of Nosara River
The increased appearance of dead fish in the last few days reached the boca (mouth) of Nosara River, where Olivier Von Der Weid’s camera captured hundreds of fish that turned up lifeless the morning of Sunday, April 8th at the edge of the river.
Corral de Piedra Residents and Cement Company in Dispute over Wetland
• Cement company ensures wetland protection
• Area residents oppose project that could pose a threat to the environment
Nicoya – The purchase of a property known as Hacienda Chorotega by the cement company, Holcim, has caused great concern among Corral de Piedra residents in Nicoya. This is because a large part of the wetland and mountain of the same name are located within this property.
Samara Proudly Raises Their Blue Flag
Thanks to the hard work of a lot of individuals and community groups, Samara Beach again flies the blue flag. In a ceremony Saturday morning, CASATUR president, Marco Carmona, raised the blue flag that will fly at the principal entrance to Samara Beach. Blue flags are awarded to beaches throughout the world that demonstrate cleanliness and environmental protection.