July 9, 2021

Refugio Tinti joins the global restoration network Restor

In April 2021 the Refugio Tinti became member of Restor, the world’s largest network for restoration projects. Restor (www.restor.eco) was announced in October 2020 by Thomas Crowther from the Crowther Lab at ETH Zurich, a leading reserach university in Switzlerland. It serves as a hub for restoration, connecting people to scientific data, suply chains, funding…

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July 3, 2021

Welcome to our new volunteer from Canada

Originally from Canada, we are happy to welcome Jackson as our newest volunteer. A few days ago, Jackson arrived by bike at our Refugio after an impressive travel history. Jackson has cycled through 36 countries around the world so far. With a tent and minimal backpack his travels took him through Sudan and the jungles…

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July 1, 2021

Saying good bye to Fabian, our invaluable helper for the last 10 weeks

Interested and talented in a wide range of subjects, not only about the environment but also about economics, podcasting, filming, audio-editing and computer graphics, Fabian arrived just in time to support the production of our video presentation for the World Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration. Within hours he developed a fine feeling for…

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June 19, 2021

Refugio Tinti at the 9th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

We are honored to have been invited by the Society for Ecological Restoration (www.ser.org) to hold a video presentation of the Refugio, titled ‘A Systemic Approach to Conservation’, at the occasion of their 9th World Conference in June 2021. The whole conference as well as the presentation was a great success and a vital step…

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June 3, 2021

Refugio Tinti launches tree nursery for endangered species

As members of the biological corridor AMISTOSA we are committed to significantly contributing to their reforestation efforts. At the Refugio, we are maintaining a greenhouse for up to 10,000 tree seedlings focussing on species threatened by extinction. Finding and collecting such species is a highly specialized job for which we are working with trained specialists….

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May 27, 2021

Refugio Tinti is part of the biological corridor AMISTOSA

Biolological corridors are forested pathways through which animals can pass from one protected area, such as a national park, to another. This not only widens the size of habitats but also minimizes inbreeding and therefore significantly increases the chances for survival for many species. The government of Costa Rica initiated an ambitous program of installing…

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