Sustainable Travel – Protected Areas

costa-rica-corcovado-national-parkConference presenter Marco Araya spoke about the protected areas of Costa Rica.

SINAC operates eleven areas that encompass 167 protected areas. These include wetlands, watersheds and three biosphere reserves.

He mentioned that in 1988, legislation and the ICT created all the volcanic range of Costa Rica as one national park. This encompasses over 1 million hectors of protected land.

Costa Rica continues to expand the amount of environmentally protected areas for future generations.

More soon.

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