Costa Rica

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These scientists are using fake turtle eggs to track poachers in Costa Rica

Scientists are studying poaching in Costa Rica by planting GPS-enabled eggs in sea turtle nests .
Arielle Duhaime-Ross

How a Suburban CA Cafe Got Their Hands on the World's Most Expensive Coffee Beans

Elida Geisha Natural set a new record, selling at auction for $803 per pound.
Sara Ventiera
living with jaguars

Ecotourism in Costa Rica Is Putting Wildlife at Risk

Ecotourism has been a positive force in some ways, but native species like the jaguar, sloth, and howler monkey are losing ground to development.
Tracey Lindeman
LGBTQ rights

Costa Rica's new president is a fiction novelist who promises to legalize gay marriage

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, 38, unexpectedly won the country’s presidential runoff on Sunday.
Paul Vale
VICE News Tonight on HBO

What it's like to take a vacation away from white people

VICE News followed a group of black women on a "race vacation" away from the United States.
Antonia Hylton

An Ode to the Noni, the World’s Most Disgusting Fruit

If you thought durian was the most unappealing fruit, you've clearly never punished yourself with the vomitous little noni. I, unfortunately, have.
Myles Karp

How to Throw a Destination Music Festival That Doesn't End in Disaster

As Fyre Festival proved recently, throwing extravagant events in far-flung locales is no easy task.
Alexandra Posadzki

How to Make Medicinal Honey Wine in the Middle of the Jungle

“I always had equated alcohol with being bad for you, and then I tasted some honey wine and it felt good."
Clarissa Wei

What It's Like to Make a Living on Drug Tourism

We talked to a local drug dealer who makes his living selling drugs to North American tourists.
Allison Tierney

Meet the Couple Growing Tropical Supergreens in the Costa Rican Jungle

The founders of Finca Tierra went off-grid to sow greens that grow like weeds. Their humble goal: have the smallest carbon footprint possible.
Clarissa Wei
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This YouTube star lets bugs and snakes bite him for clicks

Elspeth Reeve
Costa Rica

Now Is The Time To Fire Jurgen Klinsmann

It's time for Klinsmann to go, not just because the team is bad, but because there's time to make things right.
Aaron Gordon