Costa Rica is a pioneer when it comes to climate protection - and it's especially affected by climate change, from rising ocean temperatures to altered weather patterns. Conservation zones are meant to help nature adapt to the changes. An advisory project organized by the GIZ is looking for ways to manage conservation areas in a sustainable way for both people and nature.
With a goal of being climate neutral by 2021, Cost Rica is a pioneer in climate protection. But there are some problems when it comes to adapting to the inevitable effects of climate change. The increase in protected areas along the coast is increasing fishermen's worries about their livelihoods.