A plentiful coast
Costa Rica Doubled Its Forest Cover In Just 30 Years!
By compensating land owners for reforestation through government grants, half of the country's land surface is covered with trees again.
Goals to have:
they are set to be carbon-free and plastic-free by 2021. Costa Rica Set To Become The Worlds First Plastic-Free And Carbon-Free Country By 2021
Costa Rica generates 99% of its energy from renewables. Now there's a plan to make that 100% and to ban non-recyclable and non-biodegradable plastic too
And it is also conscious of the well-being of its citizens. It is part of the Wellbeing Economies Alliance—a coalition that includes Scotland, New Zealand, and Slovenia—which instead of emphasizing countries’ GDP, “seeks to ensure that public policy advances citizens’ wellbeing in the broadest sense, by promoting democracy, sustainability, and inclusive growth,” according to a recent column by economist Joseph Stiglitz.