Costa Rica animals, food, money, and plants. Some videos too by da-AL

A mere 0.1% of Earth’s landmass, Costa Rica harbors 5% of Earth’s biodiversity. Environmental protection is Costa Rica’s middle name. Ecotourism rewards Ticos (Costa Ricans) with jobs and commerce. Other countries take note: caring for Mother Nature pays off in $mucho$ $dinero$.

25% of its land is nationally protected. Compare that to the developing world’s average of 13% and the developed world’s average of 8%. Each Costa Rican drains the Earth a third less than each North American does.

Crops include coffee and sugar cane.

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What do you think about when you think of butterflies?

Learn more about Costa Rica here and here.

53 thoughts on “Costa Rica animals, food, money, and plants. Some videos too by da-AL

      • I see what happened – if you hover over the blue butterfly and click on it, you-tube comes up and then there’s a series of videos which includes the porridge article. Of course when I looked today, it wasn’t there!! But I know I’m not going mad because I saved it in favourites last night and it’s there – phew!! :)) To further confuse things – it was the video of ‘healing your inner child’ that I was interested in saving, not so much the porridge article …:)

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