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  • Carabalí Rainforest Adventure Park

    Located in Luquillo, between the El Yunque National Forest and the Atlantic coastline, Carabalí Rainforest Park offers horseback riding, mountain biking, go-karting and ATV trails, all set in ...

  • Leatherback Turtles Make a Comeback on Puerto Rico’s Beaches

    Recent statistics from the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources' Sea Turtle Program reveal that by the end of the third week in June more than 1,700 leatherback turtle nests had ...

  • Going Organic in Santurce

    Puerto Rico's tropical climate and fertile soil makes it possible to grow a wide variety of produce all year around, and yet the island reportedly imports more than 80 percent of its food. This ...

  • The Carnivorous Plants of Tortuguero Lagoon

    Situated between the municipalities of Manatí and Vega Baja, the Tortuguero lagoon covers an area of about 2.43 square kilometers and is Puerto Rico's only freshwater lagoon. The lagoon is ...

  • The Spectacular Islands of Culebra, Culebrita and Luis Peña

    Consisting of a main island and twenty-three smaller islands, the archipelago of Culebra is a municipality of Puerto Rico lying around 17 miles east of the mainland. Parts of Culebra and ...

  • Birds of Puerto Rico: Bananaquits

    Bananaquits (Coereba flaveola) are small birds found in a variety of habitats in Puerto Rico, including parks, suburban gardens and forested areas. They have adapted to living around ...

  • Take a Stroll Through the San Juan Botanical Garden

    Covering an area of 300-acres, 75 of which are open to the public, the San Juan Botanical Garden is affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico and serves as a living laboratory for the ...

  • María Arcelay – Making History

    In November 1932, María Luisa Arcelay (1893-1981) was elected as the representative of the district of Mayagüez in Puerto Rico's House of Representatives, thereby becoming the first woman ...

  • A Brief History of Filmmaking in Puerto Rico

    Filmmaking in Puerto Rico is considered by some to have started in 1898 when the United States invaded the island and American soldiers recorded what they saw on film. The first ...

  • Learn To Be An Environmental Ambassador

    Developed by Jean-Michel Cousteau and Dr Richard Murphy, along with the education team at the non-profit Ocean Futures Society, the hands-on outdoor education program Ambassadors of the ...