Regional Agricultural Ministers in Costa Rica Plan Program to Fight Coffee Rust

Coffee crops across Costa Rica and Central America have been recently devastated by a fungus known as “leaf rust” that is destroying and withering coffee trees. Recently, agricultural ministers of Central America and the Dominican Republic met to devise a plan, and agreed to give this problem the highest priority. The plan that was agreed […]

Costa Rica Finds Blue Carbon Hidden in Wetlands

Deep in the wetlands and mangroves of Costa Rica lies the solution to Costa Rica’s goal to be a carbon neutral country by 2021 – Blue Carbon. Blue Carbon is produced within the ecosystems of mangroves and wetlands. Blue Carbon is a new idea to reduce atmospheric CO2 by conserving mangroves, sea grasses, and salt […]