By 2021 Costa Rica is replacing single use plastic

FROM TICO TIMES – Laura Arias Costa Rica seeks to be free of single-use plastic, and top officials including President Luis Guillermo Solís disclosed the details of a national strategy to achieve that goal during a public event to celebrate the World Environment Day on Monday.   Officials from the Environment Ministry (MINAE), the Public Health Ministry and the United…

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Cash for biodiversity in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a frontrunner when it comes to nature conservation but finding the cash to keep its status isn’t easy. Conservationists, lawmakers and NGOs are searching for solutions. Project goal: Securing financing to continue protecting Costa Rica’s biodiversity Project partner: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), supported by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) Project…