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Court dismisses lawsuit by Harken Energy against Costa Rica

Email this page December 17th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) After more than nine years, the Administrative Disputes Tribunal has dismissed a lawsuit against Costa Rica brought by Texas oil firm, Harken Energy.   The company, which at the time was closely linked to former U.S. president, George W. Bush, had obtained a 1998 concession to search for […]

Deadlock persists at Peru climate summit; protests take spotlight

Email this page By Zlatica Hoke December 17th, 2014 (VOA) A top U.S. negotiator at global climate talks in Peru warned deadlocked delegates Saturday that failure to reach a compromise on carbon pollution standards could doom chances for a global pact next year in Paris. U.S. climate change envoy Todd Stern issued his warning after negotiators from […]

President Solis opposes geothermal in national parks

President Solis opposes geothermal in national parks

Email this page December 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) President Luis Guillermo Solis will not support geothermal energy generation in Costa Rica’s national parks during his time in office, calling such a measure unnecessary, the president announced last week during the latest roundtable discussions aimed at tackling high energy prices in the country.   Despite the president’s […]

Deal reached at U.N. climate talks, but environmental groups not impressed

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon says that a global climate change agreement reached Sunday in Peru sets the stage for a “universal and meaningful” deal next year, even as environmental groups attacked the Lima pact as weak.

Turrialba volcano could remain active and belching ash for two years

Turrialba volcano could remain active and belching ash for two years

Email this page December 10th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Turrialba volcano could remain active and belching ash for two years, one of Costa Rica’s most well known volcanologists, Gino Gonzalez of the National Seismological Network (RSN) said on Tuesday.   Speaking on the radio program, Nuestra Voz on Radio Monumental, Gonzalez said that activity at the […]

Nicaraguan Army Eco-Battalion faces deadly threats to protect ecology

Nicaraguan Army Eco-Battalion faces deadly threats to protect ecology

Email this page By Malcolm Alvarez-James December 10th, 2014 (Dialogo) The Nicaraguan Army’s Ecological Battalion (BECO) is fighting a unique battle on multiple fronts to protect one of the country’s most valuable resources: its ecology. Since January 2012, its 700 soldiers have saved hundreds of protected animals from poachers, confiscated millions of board feet of illegally […]

New activity at Turrialba volcano sends ash over 20 km; blankets Central Valley in sulfur smell

New activity at Turrialba volcano sends ash over 20 km; blankets Central Valley in sulfur smell

Email this page December 9th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Shortly after volcanologists began recording an increase in seismic activity at the Turrialba volcano around 9:30 p.m. Monday evening, reports of falling ash at least 20 km from the volcano – in cases, some much farther – began to pour in on social media sites.   Residents in […]

Costa Rica joins six countries in pledging to reforest 20 million hectares of Latin America

Email this page December 8th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica on Sunday joined six other Latin American nations in pledging to reforest 20 million hectares – about the size of Uruguay – of degraded land by 2020, AFP reports.   The announcement by Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador and Chile was made during the […]

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