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Fairer trade

Have you ever thought about the distance that shirt that Santa brought you has traveled to reach your closet? If the label indicates that it was manufactured in China, that does not mean that the...

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See the water

If it were possible to add up the amount of water in rivers, lakes, aquifers and reservoirs of Costa Rica, each habitant would have a total of 24,873 m3 of water per year. That amount corresponds to...

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Leadership and lessons learned

The British writer Aldous Huxley once remarked that "perhaps the greatest lesson in history is that no one learned the lessons of history." We don't know for sure if the quote is genuine; however,...

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Coexist

Every October 24 the International Day against Climate Change is celebrated, with the purpose of alerting about the possible effects of this phenomenon on the planet. Although this event was not...

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Sun Factor

The sun is essential for life. It is a source of energy, light and heat. It not only regulates ocean currents and the hydrological cycle, but also emits energy in the form of radiation, through...

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Smoke Curtains

Currently it is more and more common to find vaping shops, or "vape shops", specialized in the sale of vapers or electronic cigarettes. Chain supermarkets have also added these devices to their...

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Diapering

Estimates from the renowned diaper brand Pampers indicate that, during the first three years of a child's life, are used approximately 3,840 disposable diapers. The data is conservative compared to...

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The fifth principle

Giancarlo García Álvarez died on September 2, 2021, around 4:30 p.m., while working on an underground pump in the parking lot of the Aliss store, in Zapote, San José. He was 40 years old. According...

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Sustainable financial decisions

In a recent episode of the radio show "La Telaraña" (The Spider Web), prominent engineer from NASA, Sandra Cauffman noted: "Earth is our ship in space, in which we are floating in vastness. This...

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Praise of slowness

In August 2021, the sloth became the most recent Costa Rican national symbol.  A few weeks ago, the American airline Frontier announced that one of its planes will display its image.  "We are very...

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Verdes

A few months ago, looking for a home and a community related to my principles, I moved to the mythical, remote and touristic Monteverde. Since I arrived I discovered what I was looking for and much...

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