The tourist sector is proposing to develop a long-term strategy be create a market segment aimed at bird watching tourism in the country.
Authorities from the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism and entrepreneurs say the birding business generates significant revenue in markets such as Peru, where it "... currently generates $50 million a year." Although there is still no official program or strategy focused on attracting this type of tourism, tourism operators say that some companies have started to specialize in the subject.
The Government and the private sector have signed an agreement to promote commercial reforestation, restoration of forest-culture and sustainable forest management.
In order to promote the commercial development of forestry and plant a million hectares in twenty years and fulfill the goal of the National Forestry Plan, an agreement between forestry companies and the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture has been signed.
U.S. awarded in the next fifteen years more than $ 27 million for tropical forest conservation in the country.
This agreement becomes Costa Rica's largest recipient of the U.S. Law from 1998 (TFCA) for conservation of tropical forests, becoming now $ 50 million the total amount received for the conservation, restoration and protection of tropical forests.
Uribe insists on building the road through the Darien Gap, meeting with old reluctance from Panama.
It is only 108 kilometers of road that are missing so that the Americas can be traveled by land from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, but there are two arguments for refusing construction. One is that this is one of the few quasi-virgin regions left in the world, and it is feared that the inevitable progress that the road would bring would harm the environment and biodiversity, in addition to threatening aboriginal cultures.
Straddling the land bridge between North and South America and subject to warm tropical sunlight and abundant rainfall, this tiny country boasts an exceptionally high diversity of plant and animal life.
Although the main purpose of the trip was to attend a language school in order to improve my Spanish skills, I also made a point of observing as much of the flora and fauna as possible.
Frank Gehry, the world famous architect best known for the innovative Guggenhiem Museum in Spain, has designed a new biodiversity museum in Panama City.
The “The Bridge of Life” Museum will house exhibits that showcase the diversity of life at the crossroads of two continents. Permanent exhibits currently being developed include an exhibit focusing on interdependent systems in ecology, an exhibit with full scale models of extinct animals that once inhabited the isthmus, and an exhibit on the separation of the aquatic ecosystems of the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean. The museum is in a partnership with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and will be the first international museum incorporated into the Smithsonian’s affiliations program.
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Hotel Makanda by the Sea in Costa Rica announced that is has been chosen by the Elegant Small Hotels division of Lanier Publishing International Inc. for the prestigious honor of cover hotel for the 25th Silver Edition Guidebook.
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