Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians – Santa Rosa – Palo Verde, Costa Rica. By David Norman

ICADSAmphibians, Conservation, Costa Rica, Development, Environment, ICADS, Internships, Latin America, National Park, Nature, Nicaragua, Reptiles, Research, Study Abroad, Sustainability

Our dear Professor David Norman shares his “Reptile and Amphibian Field Guide for the Santa Rosa and Palo Verde National Parks in Costa Rica”. This lively and interactive document will help you to enjoy even more these beautiful Costa Rican parks. You can download it here:  Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians -Santa Rosa – Palo Verde – Costa Rica

“My Experience at Fundación Mujer: Looking for Women and Refugees’ Financial Stability”

ICADSCosta Rica, Culture, Internship, Latin America, Study Abroad

This semester, our Internship Program students had something in common: they all wanted to learn about the challenges women face in Central America. Rebecca Ritter, an English and Spanish student at Saint Mary’s College of Maryland, was one of them. She wanted to learn about microfinances and its impact on women entrepreneurship, so advisors at ICADS suggested that she intern … Read More

On the lookout for neotropical birds in Missouri

ICADS30th Anniversary, Conservation, Costa Rica, Environment, Latin America, Research, Study Abroad, Sustainability

By David Norman Lots of birds have two homes thousands of miles from each other, one that gives them lots of food for raising babies, and another to keep them fit until the next breeding season. In the ICADS field course we see birds in Costa Rica from October to April that by the month of May have flown away … Read More

Economía ecológica y medición de la sostenibilidad

ICADSCosta Rica, Environment, Latin America

Carolina Arias Núñez El Tercer Congreso de la Sociedad Mesoamericana de Economía Ecológica (Cosmee) se llevará a cabo del 14 al 19 de noviembre del 2016, en la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. Hace casi dos años, justamente en marzo, tuve la oportunidad de asistir, como periodista, al Segundo Cosmee, realizado en la sede universitaria Rodrigo Facio de la Universidad … Read More

Ecological Economies and Measuring Sustainability

ICADSCosta Rica, Environment, Latin America

By Carolina Arias Núñez The Third Congress of the Mesoamerican Society of Ecological Economy (Cosmee) will take place from the 14th of the 19th of November 2016, at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. Two years ago, in March, I had the opportunity to attend, as a journalist, the Second Cosmee, at the Rodrigo Facio Campus of the University of … Read More