Aero: David Whitt – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… The weather in Costa Rica in January is absolutely amazing! Personally, prior to this trip, I had never been even to the south in January, so this was the first time in my life that I had ever seen January so hot. Another first was wearing sunscreen in January. Obviously, with it being so […]

Aero: Ana Northrop – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… When on the airplane the thirty minutes before when we were going to land I was just looking out the window in amazement at the mountains and green forests. In the airport you could see that we were in a valley surrounded by those mountains and no matter where we went outside of Alajuela […]

Aero: Alysa Halsey – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… Living in a small town hasn’t exactly allowed me to become very familiar with other cultures or ethnicities. That is one of the reasons I chose to go on the trip to Costa Rica. There are a lot of aspects to consider that are different when traveling to a different country. Aspects such as […]

Aero: Sarah Warner – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… New York weather can be pretty unpredictable day to day, or even hour to hour.  Being that winter is not one of my favorite things, you can imagine I was pretty happy when we flew out of snow and into sunshine.  Endless sunshine to be exact, the entire time we were in Costa Rica […]

Aero: Brianna Cardina – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… Costa Rica was a very beautiful place. It was very hot there, every day at least 80 – 90 degrees, no lower. When we went, it was the dry season so we didn’t have to worry about humidity. Also, there were so many plants that I’ve never seen in my life. … … Many […]

Aero: Brianna Jackson – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… Biodiversity in a wider scope refers to the variety of life on the entire planet. Costa Rica, and Nicaragua are certainly rich in their biodiversity. They both have a variety of plants and animal life that were extremely protected by the government. During the trip we visited volcanoes, lagoons, a wildlife habitat, mud pots, […]

Aero: Tiffany Bane – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… There are microclimates within Costa Rica, it could be sunny and warm on one street or cold and foggy on another. We experienced this when we went from warm Alajuela to the cold area where the Volcano Poas is. Near the volcano the climate is foggy and colder than the climate in Alajuela which […]

Aero: Kelly Bailey – Costa Rica 2016 – Biodiversity

… The climate of Costa Rica allows for tropical plants and animals to flourish. More than once I was told “this species is only found here in the region of Costa Rica!”  The warm environment and volcanic soil creates a mixture that is not paralleled. Central America knows how important is is to preserve the […]

Aero: Alaiza Dominguez – Costa Rica 2015 – Biodiversity

Aero: Alaiza Dominguez – Costa Rica 2015 – Biodiversity … … Costa Rica is the home of some of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. It’s very easy to see how much Costa Ricans care for their country. The biodiversity and respect for the environment is one of many things pulling me back […]

Aero: Annie Livingston – Costa Rica 2015 – Biodiversity

Aero: Annie Livingston – Costa Rica 2015 – Biodiversity … … I was so looking forward to experiencing the biodiversity of Costa Rica. I had heard wonderful things about the environment, plants and animals there and it was true, there was always diverse beauty to be found everywhere. Of course I was looking forward to […]

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