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Costa Rican journalist named as Columbia’s first-ever Knight Chair in Data Journalism First Ever, Journalism, Current Events, Costa Rica, Columbia, Knight, November, Names, Education

Costa Rican journalist named as Columbia's first-ever Knight Chair in Data Journalism -

Renowned Costa Rican journalist Giannina Segnini is recognized for her work at the forefront of data journalism education.

Costa Rican journalist named as Columbia’s first-ever Knight Chair in Data Journalism 23 November, Journalism, Current Events, Costa Rica, Columbia, News, Pura Vida, Journaling, Colombia

Costa Rican journalist named as Columbia's first-ever Knight Chair in Data Journalism -

Renowned Costa Rican journalist Giannina Segnini is recognized for her work at the forefront of data journalism education.

2017 is also poised to be Costa Rica's biggest year in history for wind power. Renewable Energy, Costa Rica, Sustainability, Northern Lights, November, Environment, Happy Birthday, Mountains, History

Happy birthday, Costa Rica – 300 days of renewable energy, that is! -

2017 is also poised to be Costa Rica's biggest year in history for wind power.

HOME GARDENING: Malinche makes a pretty shrub for the tropical garden while offering multiple medicinal uses. Tropical Garden, Costa Rica, Shrubs, Sustainability, November, Environment, Home And Garden, Ornaments, News

Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental -

HOME GARDENING: Malinche makes a pretty shrub for the tropical garden while offering multiple medicinal uses.

The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica Costa Rica, Karma, November, News, Projects, Pura Vida, November Born, Log Projects, Blue Prints

The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica -

“It’s an amazing project that’s going to change the world!” my colleague Jacqueline told me excitedly. “It’s a new way for people to connect and start helping each other.”

The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain 14 November, Costa Rica, Bird, News, Birds

The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain -

Costa Rica may have only two seasons, those they don’t mess around; they come and go with panache, like divas given a dull script but determined to bring it to life through sheer force of will.

13 November 2017. Demi Lovato, Gallows Humor, Current Events, Memes, Costa Rica, November, Pura Vida, November Born, Meme

6 tweets that prove Costa Rica can find humor in anything – even an earthquake -

What we might call "gallows humor" in English is a fine art in Costa Rica, and earthquakes put this on display.

Photos and videos from last night’s earthquake in Costa Rica Costa Rica, November, Photo And Video, News, November Born

Photos and videos from last night's earthquake in Costa Rica -

The quake knocked over supermarket goods and at least one Christmas tree.

Strong earthquake on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific is felt across country Quepos, Tegucigalpa, Managua, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 12 November, Central Valley, Pacific Beach, Beach Town

Strong earthquake on Costa Rica's Central Pacific is felt across country -

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 8:28 pm, with an epicenter approximately 15 km southwest of the Central Pacific beach town of Esterillos, according to the National University’s Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVISCORI). Tico Times readers reported feeling the quake very strongly in the Central Valley, where buildings swayed and some residents […]

Turn off your phone, turn on the twinkly lights Voyage Costa Rica, Turn Off, Sustainability, Environment, In This Moment, Lights, Sunset, November, Outdoor

Turn off your phone, turn on the twinkly lights -

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen. #TanLindaCostaRica

Is climate change a factor in Costa Rica’s rising childhood asthma cases? Childhood Asthma, Medical Conferences, Current Events, Factors, Climate Change, Costa Rica, November, News, Pura Vida

Is climate change a factor in Costa Rica's rising childhood asthma cases? -

This year’s National Medical Conference will further explore the issue as well as other climate-change related topics such as climate change and its effects on severe diarrhea or neurological disease.

Some babies cuddling at the Toucan Rescue Ranch. Baby Sloth, Raise Funds, Sloths, Costa Rica, Cuddling, Iron Man, Ranch, Competition, November

VIDEOS: Ironman 'competition' raises funds for orphaned baby sloths -

Holy slothful cuteness, Batman.

Canadian mine case against Costa Rican ex-president reopened Ex President, Current Events, Costa Rica, Presidents, November, News, Pura Vida, November Born

Canadian mine case against Costa Rican ex-president reopened -

Arias, president from 1986 to 1990 and again between 2006 and 2010, said on his Facebook page that he would comply with the prosecutors' request.

Earlier this week, authorities expressed concerns that heavy rains, while typical this time of year in Costa Rica, might cause disproportionate damage to land – particularly riverbanks – already destabilized by Tropical Storm Nate in early October. Costa Rica, National Parks, Environment, Tropical, Celebrities, Beach, Places, Water, Outdoor Decor

Rains expected to lessen as of Saturday; Manuel Antonio reopens -

Earlier this week, authorities expressed concerns that heavy rains, while typical this time of year in Costa Rica, might cause disproportionate damage to land – particularly riverbanks – already destabilized by Tropical Storm Nate in early October.

The satellite was developed to help Costa Rican scientists gather information about the country’s efforts to mitigate carbon emissions. 24 October, Costa Rica, Product Launch, American, News

First Central American satellite is ready to launch -

The CubeSat1U satellite was developed to help Costa Rican scientists gather information about the country’s efforts to mitigate carbon emissions.

The Five Most Beautiful Beaches in Costa Rica Most Beautiful Beaches, Turquoise Water, Continents, Costa Rica, Caribbean, National Parks, 24 October, World, Travel Ideas

Manuel Antonio National Park closed due to heavy rains -

Park administrators evacuated all tourists and researchers within the park on Tuesday and will continue to evaluate evolving weather conditions to determine when the park can reopen.