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2013-10-22 23:27:54

myMEDHoliday.com adds Costa Rica to the site as it further expands coverage. The country offers a beautiful, politically stable country with low-cost of living, with some of the best health care in Latin American. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 myMEDHoliday.com further expands its coverage of top medical tourism destinations around the world, to include Costa Rica to its medical tourism information portal. myMEDHoliday offers the web’s best source for medical tourism...

2013-10-11 23:26:06

The independent authority on online marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, has named the 10 best link building consultants for October 2013. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The independent authority on online marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, has issued the list of the October 2013 top link building agencies in the online marketing industry. The ratings are issued at the start of each month in order to account for the latest developments and achievements of the top performing link...

2013-10-11 23:26:05

The independent authority on online marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, reports the listings of the best social media marketing consultants for the month of October 2013. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The independent authority on search marketing in Costa Rica, topseos.co.cr, has named the list of the October 2013 top social media marketing agencies in the search marketing industry. The listings are named at the start of each month in order to account for the latest developments and...

2013-10-04 08:25:18

"...Moving to Panama is the right direction right now!" HEREDIA, Costa Rica, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the regional integration of their offices outside Costa Rica, and envisioning the company's growth, abdicar Communications has decided to move their headquarters to Panama City, Panama, starting on October 1st, 2013. "We have been evaluating what is best for the company, and moving to Panama is the right direction right now," mentioned L. Arroyo Operations Manager at...

Costa Rican Longline Fishery Kills Thousands Of Sea Turtles, Sharks
2013-10-03 06:51:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the last decade, the second-most-common catch on Costa Rica's longline fisheries were olive ridley sea turtles, not a commercial fish species. These longline fisheries also caught more green turtles than most species of fish, according to a new study led by Drexel University. The findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, indicate longline fishing is a major threat to the Pacific populations of...

2013-10-02 23:31:45

MobileRecharge.com announces 5 new top up operators for international recharges to Costa Rica, Curacao, Zimbabwe and DM Congo. Atlanta, Mobile (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 In September, MobileRecharge.com expanded its international mobile recharge network by adding 5 more operators. The main beneficiaries are those interested in recharging Tuyo Movil, Fullmovil, Digicel, Orange, or Econet, in countries like Costa Rica, Zimbabwe, DR Congo or Curacao. The current business expansion equals...

2013-09-30 16:26:26

LONDON, NEW YORK and SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rule Financial [http://www.rulefinancial.com ], a specialist global consulting firm providing business consultancy, program delivery and technology implementation services to the financial services sector, today announces the opening of its first office in Costa Rica on 1st October to meet a growing demand from clients in North America for nearshore delivery services. Over a two to three year time...

Banana Farms Contaminating Costa Rica's Crocs
2013-09-19 12:18:12

Wiley Shoppers spend over £10 billion on bananas annually and now this demand is being linked to the contamination of Central America's crocodilians. New research, published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, analyses blood samples from spectacled caiman in Costa Rica and finds that intensive pesticide use in plantations leads to contaminated species in protected conservation areas. "Banana plantations are big business in Costa Rica, which exports an estimated 1.8 million...

2013-09-16 12:20:19

Northrop Grumman Foundation, Conservation International teacher development program completes second session with instructors from California, Texas, Mississippi and Illinois FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle and high school science teachers from across the United States have returned from the second ECO Classroom session - a unique and innovative professional development program that provides hands-on environmental experiences instructors can bring back to...

Study Shows Pest-eating Birds Mean Money For Coffee Growers
2013-09-05 11:34:36

Stanford University This is the first time scientists have assigned a monetary value to the pest-control benefits rainforest birds can provide to agriculture. Their study could provide the framework for pest management that helps both farmers and biodiversity. In recent years, Stanford biologists have found that coffee growers in Costa Rica bolster bird biodiversity by leaving patches of their plantations as untouched rainforest. The latest finding from these researchers suggests...


Latest Costa Rica Reference Libraries

Granular Poison Frog, Oophaga Granulifera
2013-06-25 13:49:03

The Granular Poison Frog (Oophaga granulifera) is a species of frog belonging to the family Dendrobatidae, found in Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical, moist, lowland forests, but it's threatened by habitat loss. This frog has been switched from Dendrobates granuliferus to Oophaga granulifera. The frog is an aposematic animal, and it utilizes poison only for the purpose of self defense from predators. It's clearly visible red color is designed as a...

Grey-necked Wood Rail, Aramedes cajaneus
2013-04-21 09:30:30

The Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramedes cajaneus) is a species of bird belonging to the Rallidae family. It can be found in Belize, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Columbia, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical and subtropical mangrove swamps, tropical or subtropical swamps, and swamps. This...

Honduran White Bat, Ectophylla alba
2012-08-10 11:10:50

The Honduran white bat (Ectophylla alba) is the sole member of its genus. It is native to western Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica, and can be found living at altitudes of up to 2,296 feet. It can reach an average body length between 1.4 and 1.8 inches. This bat has white fur on its entire body, a trait for which it was named, except for it small ears and nose which are yellow in color. It will construct tents within the leaves of the Heliconia plant, by biting the veins that...

Oryzomys_couesi,_Tylomys_panamensis
2012-07-25 06:49:31

Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) is a semiaquatic rat that can be found in southern Texas, throughout Mexico and Central America, and into the northwestern portion of Colombia. It prefers a habitat with abundant water, but it is able to live in arid habitats and shrub lands. Coues’ rice rat forms the group O. couesi, along with six other species of rat. All of these rats are in the Oryzomys genus, along with the marsh rice rat who is the sole member of its group. There are more than forty...

Crab-eating Raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus
2012-07-20 08:42:55

The crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) is native to South and Central America. Its range includes Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, and extends to the northern areas of Uruguay and Argentina. It prefers a habitat with abundant water resources. Although the name implies that this raccoon’s diet consists of only crabs, it also consumes other crustaceans, like lobster, as well as fruits, amphibians, and turtle eggs. The crab-eating raccoon is similar in appearance to the common...

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