30 Aug '11, 7pm

Controversial Airport Is Planned for Costa Rica: A proposed international airport in Costa Rica is eliciting con...

Johnny Haglund/Lonely Planet Images Corcovado National Park on Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. In a region of Costa Rica that harbors 3 percent of the world’s known biodiversity, a proposed international airport is eliciting concern about ecological consequences and potential damage to an existing and exemplary network of ecotourism lodges. On the Osa Peninsula, a hooking promontory on the southwest Pacific coast, the airport is planned for a site only three miles from the Térraba-Sierpe Wetland, a recognized Wetland of International Importance with annual ecosystem services valued near $2 billion. The airport project has moved in “fits and starts since 2006,” according to Carolina Herrera, Latin American Advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council. But since last October when Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla designated the project one “of national importance,” pr...

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Controversial Airport Is Planned for Costa Rica

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All bags that are transferred from one flight to another at Changi Airport will be screened from next year.

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straitstimes.com 10 Sep '11, 2am

Besides the screening of bags to the standards that Changi Airport wants to put in place, it is also training all front-li...