My Stupid Mistake While Hiking Corcovado National Park (Costa Rica)

My Stupid Mistake While Hiking Corcovado National Park (Costa Rica) originally appeared on Green Global Travel. Located on Costa Rica‘s remote Osa Peninsula, Corcovado National Park has been referred to by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity.” At 164 square miles, it’s the largest national park in Costa Rica, the largest primary forest on the American Pacific coastline, and one of the few remaining large areas of lowland tropical rainforests in the world. It’s also one of the most pristine nature sanctuaries we’ve ever visited. Corcovado offers an impressively diverse array of

40 Amazing Costa Rican Animals (Photo Essay)

40 Amazing Costa Rican Animals (Photo Essay) originally appeared on Green Global Travel. The other day, during a conversation about the places we’ve traveled to and would never re-visit, we were flabbergasted when a friend suggested that Costa Rica had nothing further to offer her. We’ve explored ecotourism in Costa Rica three times now. We’ve traveled its nooks

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge: Eco Luxury in Costa Rica

Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge: Eco Luxury in Costa Rica originally appeared on Green Global Travel. With no roads, no airport, and the nearest town two hours away by boat, Corcovado National Park is about as “away from it all” as you can get in Costa Rica. Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge, which is located on the park’s border, is as close as you can get to staying in Corcovado without having to sleep in a

Aboard a Hawaiian sailboat, new insights into root of ocean’s problems

CI’s head of oceans, Ê»Aulani Wilhelm, is traveling through critical marine areas onboard a traditional Polynesian vessel.

Lessons in conservation: When saving nature means fixing a school

On Costa Rica’s Chira Island, building community and solidarity between local residents has helped expand conservation efforts.

Twitter Jumps The Shark as Coddles Congressional Pedophile by Shutting Down EcoInternet

Twitter accounts of EcoInternet, the leading deep ecology environmental and social justice newsfeed and micro-blog, and the personal account of Dr. Glen Barry, shutdown just after posting a link to essay recounting Congressman Mark Pocan’s, of Madison, Wisconsin, admission of child sex tourism. Twitter enables Congressman Mark Pocan’

Murders of environmental activists reflect chronic clashes over resource use

The tragic loss of Berta Cáceres and other activists is a frightening omen for the future of the land they fought to protect.