Costa Rica’s erupting volcanoes may help slow global warming

The October eruption of the Turrialba Volcano may have implications beyond Costa Rica. According to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Review Letters last week, small volcanic eruptions like that of Turrialba may play a big role in slowing climate change. Scientists have long known about the climate cooling affects of the massive amount of sulfuric acid expelled during…

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Facts you might not know

20 facts you might not know about Costa Rica.   1. Costa Ricans call themselves ticos (males) and ticas(females). The word “tico/a” comes from the way we Costa Ricans speak. We use a lot of diminutives… Which in Spanish are: momentico (A little while), Chiquitico (Really small), etc. 2. It’s not a big deal to see someone walking around…