Author: Allen M. Young
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Release Date: 2017-04-01
“Young . . . brings the trained eye of an entomologist and an unabashed admiration for the beauty of nature to this engaging and informative account of his experiences during twenty-one years of fieldwork in Costa Rica’s rainforests.”—Publishers Weekly “A splendid read. For newcomers to the moist tropics, and for any but the most sated old-timers, it can be commended for an entertaining account of a locality where life is lived to the full—by all species, including the human observer.”—Norman Myers, New Scientist The abundant insect life of the rainforests of northeastern Costa Rica is the subject of this engaging book, first published over twenty-five years ago and now including two new chapters on the rise of ecotourism in the region.
Author: Keith Drew
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
Release Date: 2012-08-02
The Rough Guide to Costa Rica is the ultimate travel guide to this incredible country, offering astute information on everything from its magnificent national parks to its lively cultural festivals. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do throughout Costa Rica, whether you want to go turtle-watching in Tortuguero or surfing in Santa Teresa. Plus, you can rely on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, eco-lodges, restaurants and caf�s for all budgets. The guide also includes a full-colour section highlighting some of the country's amazing outdoor activities, with an engaging field guide to its abundant wildlife. Explore every region of this picturesque country with easy-to-use maps that make sure you don't miss the unmissable. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Costa Rica.
Author: Juan Manuel Pérez
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2004
This is a general bibliography on Latin America, covering a wide variety of subjects, from pre-Columbian civilizations, to Columbus, to Castro, to the foreign debt, to pollution, ect. This work will not only be of use to the general, casual reader on Latin America, but also to the more specialized researcher. The book contains over 800 topics, with over 8,000 titles identified.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
An introductory handbook for teachers that discusses first-time administration of the PSAE, including how the test is constructed and contains information about test-preparation materials, timelines, test-day schedules, and upcoming informational workshops.
Peer into the crater of a smoking volcano, spot rare birds from high above the rainforest canopy and raft some of the most thrilling white water in the tropics. Whether you aim to observe endangered sea turtles in Tortuguero or unwind on the warm sands of Play a Tamarindo, this award-winning guide is your essential travel companion. lodging options to suit every budget, from beachside cabinas to remote jungle lodges. Details on Costa Rica's famed national parks and wildlife reserves. Thorough coverage of activities and tours, including the best of outdoor adventure and ecotourism. 54 detailed maps.