Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Happy Holidays

Rainforest Biodiversity Group is wishing all of you a very happy holiday and the best wishes for a new year. A special thanks goes out to all of our supporters in 2008, you made it a very productive year for us and our conservation efforts!


Saturday, December 13, 2008

The article is online!

The article in the Washington Post is now available online. The article is titled "A Trip Along the New Costa Rican Bird Route" - Species rare and common flock together on a new Costa Rican trail.

Friday, December 12, 2008

The Bird Route in the Washington Post!

On December 14, an article will run in the Travel section of the Washington Post on the Costa Rican Bird Route project!

The author of the article, Carol Sottili, was a participant on the November trip to the Costa Rican Bird Route. She is using her experiences on the trip to describe our project as well as tell readers how to plan their own trip.

For those not in the D.C. area, you can view the article online this weekend at:

More Info on How to Protest the Mining Project

Here is some more information on how you can contact President Oscar Arias and Roberto Dobles and protest the gold mine project. (Aqui esta alguna informacion para enviar notas de protesta al presidente de republica, Oscar Arias Sanchez, y el ministro del ambiente, Roberto Dobles):

Send letters and/or emails to (Dirigir las cartas a):

Sr. Oscar Arias SanchezPresidente de Costa Rica.
Fax # 2253-9078.

Sr. Roberto Dobles.Ministro del Ambiente.
Fax # 2257-0697.

Also, you can join almost 2,000 other people and sign a petition against the gold mine project in Las Crucitas. Go to and follow instructions on how to sign the petition. Basically, it involves sending your name and identification number (driver's license, passport, etc) to (Y tambien, puede firmar una peticion contra este proyecto. Ingrese a y vea las instrucciones para dejar su firma en apoyo a este movimiento en favor de la naturaleza.)