GUANACASTE, Costa Rica — Annual rainfall has decreased by 52 percent this year in the Guanacaste region, according to the Instituto Meteorologico Nacional, affecting the hatching rates of turtles in Ostional, a mass nesting site for the Olive Ridley species.
MONTEVERDE, Costa Rica – A new orchid garden being cultivated at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve is projected to open in September. Orchids are one of the many unique organisms found in the richly biodiverse ecosystems in Monteverde. But they face threats from poaching and climate change. Gabriel Barboza, an orchid specialist at the … Continue reading