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Education and research in a sustainable and peaceful community / Educación e investigación en una comunidad sostenible y pacífica - Monteverde, Costa Rica.

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Data- Tropical Storm Nate -Datos de la Tormenta tropical Nate

Tropical Storm Nate contributed 17% of our annual rainfall – in just two days

---La tormenta tropical Nate contribuyó con el 17% de nuestra precipitación anual, en solo dos días.

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Combating Coffee Rust (Hemileia vastatrix)- Combatiendo la Roya

Combating Coffee Rust: Coffee Rust (Hemileia vastatrix) damages coffee leaves and leads to defoliation, and can seriously reduce yields. While chemical fungicides have been effective, they introduce dangers to human health and the environment. Naturally occurring hyperparasitic fungi do not present the same risks, and may be a more sustainable alternative. 

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