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Shahrazad Encinias Vela

Shahrazad Encinias Vela has written 2 posts for EcoChronicle

Zoo slated to close, but administrators putting up a fight

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – The once popular Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José has been slated to close by the Environment Ministry because of poor conditions. Zoo administrators are fighting back. Lawyers representing the zoo have taken the case to the Supreme Court to halt the closure of the animal refuge center, administered by … Continue reading

Cloud forest mecca to get paved road

Community leader Rafael Eduardo Arguedes is an active participant in Foro de Monteverde, which updates followers on the status of their initiative for improvements on a narrow stretch of road leading to Monteverde. In this interview, he discusses (in Spanish) the importance of better infrastructure. MONTEVERDE, Costa Rica – The walls of thick green forest … Continue reading