Thursday, August 20, 2009


Costa Rica has done an admirable job setting aside critical habitat for conservation. Actually, now that we think of it, if we grade on the curve, that is, if we allow for how much a country CAN do versus what it DOES do, Costa Rica likely comes in well ahead of the USA with regard to conservation efforts.

One of the wildest and most ecologically significant areas in Costa Rica is the Osa Peninsula, situated along the southwest Pacific coast. Home to the incomparable Corcovado National Park, this wilderness is vulnerable to everything from illegal lumbering to poaching to habitat destruction. So it is with pleasure that we recommend the Friends of the Osa organization for their grassroots efforts to save the peninsula.



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