coastal development

Protecting Costa Rica’s Biodiversity

Posted Thu, Mar 17, 2011 by Emily Fisher to caletas ario nature reserve, cirenas organization, coastal development, costa rica, egg poaching, ocean conservation, overfishing, sea turtles

A collared aracari on Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Sometimes our supporters point out organizations that are doing inspiring work for the oceans around the world. Thanks to supporter Joanna Adler for alerting us to the great work of an organization in Costa Rica called CIRENAS.

The Center of Investigation for Natural and Social Resources, or CIRENAS, is an organization that co-manages the Caletas Ario Nature Reserve, which is located on one of the last undeveloped stretches of coastline on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula.

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