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Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Ana Isla
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Drawing on a decade of fieldwork in these communities, Isla exposes the duplicity of a neoliberal model in which the environment is converted into commercial assets, few of whose benefits flow to the local population.
The Green Republic
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Sterling Evans
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-28 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

With over 25 percent of its land set aside in national parks and other protected areas, Costa Rica is renowned worldwide as "the green republic." In this very readable history of conservation in Costa Rica, Sterling Evans explores the establishment of the country's national park system as a response to
Historical Dictionary of Costa Rica
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: David Diaz-Arias, Ronny Viales Hurtado, Juan José Marín Hernández
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-16 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Historical Dictionary of Costa Rica contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Green Phoenix
Language: en
Pages: 611
Authors: William Allen
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Can we prevent the destruction of the world's tropical forests? In the fire-scarred hills of Costa Rica, award-winning science writer William Allen found a remarkable answer: we can not only prevent their destruction--we can bring them back to their former glory. In Green Phoenix, Allen tells the gripping story of
Costa Rica's Stories
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Harvey Haber
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-05 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

Some years ago, the author of these columns was sitting in a Zen monastery in California, blissfully meditating, when someone slipped a folded note, underneath his cushion. The note had the word “Help”, and no other information, except for an email address. When he wrote to the email address, to