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earthquake

Acoustic Imaging Reveals Hidden Features of Megathrust Fault off Costa Rica

Geophysicists have obtained detailed three-dimensional images of a dangerous megathrust fault west of Costa Rica where two plates of the Earth's crust collide. The...
sea turtles

Drones Confirm Importance of Costa Rican Waters for Sea Turtles

Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during mass-nesting events at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge on Costa Rica’s Pacific...
Orange Peels

Orange Is the New Green: How Orange Peels Revived a Costa...

A team led by Princeton University researchers surveyed the land 16 years after the orange peels were deposited. They found a 176 percent increase...
climate change

Climate Change and Habitat Conversion Combine to Homogenize Nature

Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature, indicates a study in the journalGlobal Change Biology led by the...
antibiotics

Structure of Newly Discovered Antibiotics Finally Pinned Down

In 2014, a team from Michigan University discovered two molecules, baulamycins A and B, from the coast of Costa Rica that were very active...
climate change

Tropical Reforestation and Climate Change

Tropical reforestation is an important part of the global effort to mitigate climate change, but ecologist Karen Holl says current international goals may be...