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Solar wind impacts on giant 'space hurricanes' may affect satellite safety.

Could the flapping of a butterfly's wings in Costa Rica set off a hurricane in California? The question has been scrutinized by chaos theorists, stock-market analysts and weather forecasters for decades. For most people, this hypothetical scenario may be difficult to imagine on Earth - particularly when a real disaster ...

- PhysOrg - NL

The most stunning wildlife photos of 2017.

Ashleigh Scully/Wildlife Photographer of the Year Beneath the Antarctic ice, Weddell seals play in underwater caverns. Resplendent quetzals deliver food to their young in a Costa Rican cloud forest. And an elephant gazes at a photographer as her herd quenches its thirst by the edge of a waterhole. Even as hurricanes and ...

- Business Insider - US

Revamping Food Safety in Costa Rica with Nuclear Technology.

Costa Rica no longer depends on laboratories abroad to guarantee food safety and to stay competitive thanks, in part, to nuclear technology and to the support of the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations .

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

Costa Rica trial starts in organ trafficking case.

A trial of four doctors and a Greek pizzeria owner accused of running an illegal organ trafficking ring in Costa Rica for wealthy foreigners began on Monday in the capital San Jose

- The Daily Star - LB

Costa Rica gives refugees opportunities to succeed.

UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi highlights the government's efforts to give those fleeing conflict and persecution a chance at productive lives.

- UN - INT

Iniciativa regional busca aprovechar el agua de lluvia como fuente de agua potable para comunidades rurales.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Bolivia , Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama El programa Mesoamérica sin hambre ayuda a comunidades vulnerables en Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras y Panamá a aprovechar el agua de lluvia como fuente de ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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