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Recycling Center: The Hidden Gem of Nosara

NOSARA, Costa Rica – Dida Rios Castillo finds that smashing glass bottles relieves a great deal of stress. Hellen Rojas Porras enjoys knitting, teaching others and the camaraderie she shares with her nine female co-workers. Melissa Arrieta M. crafts beautiful baskets both large and small out of newsprint. These women are just three of the … Continue reading

Monteverde Conservation League still working to protect forest land, educate public after 27 years

MONTEVERDE, Costa Rica – Attending meetings, visiting classrooms and schools, organizing volunteers – Bob Law is a busy man. The 73-year-old birder’s charisma and passion for rainforest conservation are evident in his knowledge about the Monteverde Conservation League. He is, after all, one of its founding members. After working for the Asociación Conservacionista de Monteverde … 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