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Native trees revive rainforest

Residents of Sarapiquí, Costa Rica, are trying to repair their environment, one tree at a time. Country-wide clear cutting of land for timber and agriculture in the 20th century resulted in the destruction of the rain forest. Some organizations are now promoting reforestation to slowly restore what has been destroyed. Rampant deforestation in Costa Rica … Continue reading

Saving the birds

Drifting along the murky waters of the Puerto Viejo River, we have our cameras ready. We listen to the low hum of the boat’s engine until it suddenly cuts off and the driver points. Turning our heads to the right we spot a Tiger Heron. Shutter clicks sound as we capture the moment. We know … Continue reading