Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017
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Nicaragua: a renewable energy paradise in Central America

By 2020, Nicaragua expects to produce 90% of its energy from clean, safe sources
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Nicaragua Joins Clean Energy Revolution, Vows 90% Renewables by 2020

Nicaragua Joins Clean Energy Revolution, Vows 90% Renewables by 2020 | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Costa Rica is well-known for its ambitious development of renewable energy, but neighboring country Nicaragua has been charging ahead on renewables, too. The country doesn't produce its own oil and has historically been dependent on foreign imports. But the country is trying to change all of tha
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Moving to Costa Rica - International Living Countries

Moving to Costa Rica - International Living Countries | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Moving to Costa Rica - Publication; Get your free report about moving to Costa Rica. Thinking of moving to Costa Rica? Move to Cost
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Nicaragua bids to stem deforestation with eco-soldiers - BBC News

Nicaragua bids to stem deforestation with eco-soldiers - BBC News | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Nicaragua's newly formed Ecological Battalion is seeing soldiers deployed in the fight against deforestation but the country faces many environmental challenges, writes Tim Rogers.
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Ethics and environmentalism: Costa Rica’s lesson - United Nations University

Ethics and environmentalism: Costa Rica’s lesson - United Nations University | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
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Dams Threaten Biodiversity and Indigenous People in Panama

Dams Threaten Biodiversity and Indigenous People in Panama | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
From December 2007 World Rivers Review
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China's $10 billion railway across South America is either bold or insane

China's $10 billion railway across South America is either bold or insane | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
The proposed route is worrying environmentalists as it would cut through some areas where some of the most diverse fauna and flora on earth can be found.
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A New Canal Through Central America Could Have Devastating Consequences

A New Canal Through Central America Could Have Devastating Consequences | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it

The ramifications of the proposed route have environmentalists worried, and for good reason
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Mega-canals could slice through continents for giant ships

Mega-canals could slice through continents for giant ships | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
The Panama Canal may soon have a giant neighbour across Nicaragua – and two huge waterways could be built in Asia. Will they help or hurt the environment?
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Products exported by Costa Rica (2015)

What does Costa Rica export? (2015) Data visualization of economic trade.

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Costa Rica | Data and Statistics - knoema.com

Costa Rica | Data and Statistics - knoema.com | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it

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Why so many shipowners find Panama's flag convenient - BBC News

Why so many shipowners find Panama's flag convenient - BBC News | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it

Panama has just three million people and little history of maritime trade yet paradoxically is home to the world's largest fleet of ships.

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Panama to diversify energy mix with solar and wind power | kaltenbach energy consulting

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Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support | World Resources Institute

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support | World Resources Institute | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Nicaragua legally recognizes 49 percent of its remaining forests as community-owned forests.

But it wasn't always this way; indigenous communities stepped up and conserved their forests in the face of government inaction.
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Costa Rica: Environmental Issues, Policies and Clean Technology

Costa Rica: Environmental Issues, Policies and Clean Technology | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Costa Rica spans the isthmus of Central America. It has tropical coastal plains, mountainous areas and a temperate central plateau where the majority of the population is located. Costa Ricans have enjoyed a contiguous democratic government for more than 100 years.
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The economic development of Nicaragua (English) | The World Bank

The economic development of Nicaragua (English)
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Lost in Nicaragua, a Chinese Tycoon’s Canal Project

Lost in Nicaragua, a Chinese Tycoon’s Canal Project | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Sixteen months after ground was broken, a plan by a Chinese billionaire that would link the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and greatly alter a country is shrouded in mystery and controversy.
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Nicaragua canal scheme 'must be dropped' - BBC News

Nicaragua canal scheme 'must be dropped' - BBC News | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
Nicaragua must scrap a deal to build a massive inter-oceanic canal as it tramples on the environment and human rights, a leading rights body says.
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Talkpoint: How would you measure development progress?

Talkpoint: How would you measure development progress? | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it
How would you measure progress in development? Dollars per day? Access to nutrition, education, health? What about rights?
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Nicaragua | Data and Statistics - knoema.com

Nicaragua | Data and Statistics - knoema.com | Unit 3 Development - Development in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua - June 5th 2017 | Scoop.it

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