Nicoya  Costa Rica
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Nicoya Costa Rica


  • Author : Dan Buettner
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781426202742


Nicoya Costa Rica Book Description :

An expert on human longevity reveals the sometimes unusual but effective secrets of diet, behavior, fitness, and attitude collected from long-lived communities around the world, revealing the critical everyday lifestyle choices and behavior that correspond to a longer, healthier life. 35,000 first printing....

Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica  Central America

Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica Central America


  • Author : Ingo S. Wehrtmann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-12-28
  • Genre: Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781402082788


Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica Central America Book Description :

Life began in the sea, and even today most of the deep diversity of the planet is marine. This is often forgotten, especially in tropical countries like Costa Rica, renowned for their rain forests and the multitude of life forms found therein. Thus this book focusing on marine diversity of Costa Rica is particularly welcome. How many marine species are there in Costa Rica? The authors report a total of 6,777 species, or 3. 5% of the world’s total. Yet the vast majority of marine species have yet to be formally described. Recent estimates of the numbers of species on coral reefs range from 1–9 million, so that the true number of marine species in Costa Rica is certainly far higher. In some groups the numbers are likely to be vastly higher because ...

Central America  Two Volume Set

Central America Two Volume Set


  • Author : Jochen Bundschuh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-12
  • Genre: Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780203947043


Central America Two Volume Set Book Description :

An integrated treatment of the principal fields of classical and applied geosciences of Central America, this authoritative two-volume monograph treats the region as a whole, exploring geology, earth resources and geo-hazards across political boundaries. It reviews the published literature, and supplements it with an abundance of information from o...

Costa Rica Footprint Focus Guide

Costa Rica Footprint Focus Guide


  • Author : Richard Arghiris
  • Publisher : Footprint Travel Guides
  • Release Date : 2014-08-11
  • Genre: Travel
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781909268678


Costa Rica Footprint Focus Guide Book Description :

If you are looking for evidence for the belief that size is not everything then Costa Rica should be your first port of call. What Costa Rica lacks in size, it more than makes up for in wildlife, scenery and adventure. Visit Costa Rica and you’ll experience a tropical paradise of jungles and lagoons, thermal pools and Caribbean beaches; a land where hummingbirds congregate to drink nectar and sacred quetzal birds hide in treetops. Footprintfocus Costa Rica is brimming with information on adventure activities from diving to trekking, eco-friendly options for accommodation and comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep and drink. • Essentials section with tips on getting there and around. • Includes fascinating insights into the history and cu...