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Diapering

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 other sources, which calculate between 5,000 and 6,000 diapers...
The fifth principle

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 to the paramedics who attended the emergency, García presented...
Sustainable financial decisions

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 planet gives us air, it gives us life, and yet we are...
Praise of slowness

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 honored that such an emblematic species of our country has become...
Verdes

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 more: I have flown in aerial yoga classes, I have peeked into the...
A just and robust law

A just and robust law

Eight hours to work, eight for recreation and eight to rest. That was one of the main convictions that emerged from the Industrial Revolution. Before that time, working hours were 14 hours a day and it was not until 1919 that the International Labour Organization...