San José and Heredia

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Coffee fungus affects small farms, climate change may be factor

HEREDIA, Costa Rica – A short drive north of the country’s capital lies the community of San José de la Montaña. Winding roads and climbing hills lead up to the quiet and vastly green area where businesses and homes dot the roadside. Nestled on a hillside sits a small coffee farm that has been producing … Continue reading

Women artists educate and create

SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA – “Campesina conservacionistas” are changing attitudes and making an extra buck by educating their communities about the importance of recycling and by giving new life to items found most often in the trashcan. ReciclArte, based in San José and operating as a project within the Costa Rican environmental non-profit organization Asociación … Continue reading

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University of Arizona journalism students travel to Costa Rica to cover the environment. Click on a place marker to view stories reported in that area.

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