Sustainability Initiatives


Certification for Sustainable Tourism


Costa Rica is a world leader in conservation and wise use of natural resources. This small country (which fits 3 times in the state of Georgia, USA!), produces 92% of the electricity from renewable

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UGA Costa Rica Carbon Offset Program


Time to Take Action on Climate Change

 

Launched in January of 2008, the UGA Costa Rica Carbon Program is unique among carbon offset programs in that it has high added value. In addition to

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UGA Costa Rica Sustainability Report


A critical basis for change and consensus is to find a way to introduce
and discuss ecological principles in society in a manner that draws
people together, rather than repelling or deterring

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Sustainable Agriculture


Given the physical facilities of the UGA Costa Rica Campus, we have a special opportunity to develop a long-term integrated farming operations program that will address education, research and

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Red de Reserveas Privadas


UGA Costa Rica is proud to be a member of Red de Reservas Prividas, the Costa Rican Network of Nature Reserves.  Approximately 60% of the UGA Costa Rica campus is maintained in protected forest

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Pájaro Campana Biological Corridor


UGA Costa Rica campus is located within the Pájaro Campana Biological Corridor (PCBC), which spans from the cloudforests that straddle the continental divide down to the mangrove forests along the

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UGA Costa Rica Endorses the Earth Charter


Endorsement of the Earth Charter by individuals or organizations signifies a commitment to the spirit and aims of the Earth Charter. It is an indication that we intend to utilize the Earth Charter

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