Costa Rica is the only country in the Western Hemisphere with a state religion. The religion is Catholicism. But what happens when a president is elected promising to lift evangelical voices to the fore?
A researcher finds a remarkable link between how baby bats babble in monosyllables as they learn to speak in the same way that human infants do.
The US is the second-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. And because the climate crisis knows no borders, who sits in the White House matters everywhere.
About 100 countries have asked the International Monetary Fund for emergency assistance during the pandemic.
Christiana Figueres, the founder of Global Optimism, believes that a determined, optimistic mindset is crucial in the struggle for climate justice.
Hoping to replace billions in lost revenue, Costa Rica is embarking on a marketing blitz geared toward locals.
Earth’s rainforests are astonishingly biodiverse ecosystems that can drive the climates of faraway continents, but they’re disappearing in the name of the kind of economic development that values rainforests more when logged, mined, or turned into farmland. A new book argues that the world’s rainforests are most valuable when kept intact.
Warmer ocean temperatures, ocean acidification and poor water quality combine to make a toxic environment for most corals around the world. But some corals are actually thriving despite these challenges and scientists hope to propagate these resilient corals to give struggling reefs a leg up.
With political violence a daily threat at home, Nicaraguans are fleeing to Costa Rica and, increasingly, the US.
Author Margaret Atwood says “everyone seeing these groups of women know what they mean.”
When an anti-LGBTQ candidate won the first round of presidential elections in Costa Rica, Vincenzo Bruno took to Facebook to denounce him.