“… scientists in Monteverde concluded that the abundance of mist in the cloud forests, which helped to keep the area cool, “has declined dramatically since the mid-1970s.” In the past, visitors were lucky to catch a glimpse of the active crater of Rincón de la Vieja because the clouds were so dense. But that’s not always the case anymore, Zuñiga said, which is good for tourists, “but we know something is wrong.””

Climate Change in Costa Rica