How sea otters can fight climate change

Even before the sea otter effect was studied, kelp was seen as a possible climate solution. This is because it can grow very fast – up to 60 cm (24 inches) per day. This means that it removes carbon from the atmosphere faster than a slower growing plant (although kelp …

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Australian RBA optimistic about recovery, still tied to low rates

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s main central banker said on Tuesday coronavirus lockdowns will cause the economy to contract sharply this quarter, but believes activity will rebound quickly once restrictions are relaxed in the coming months . Despite this near-term optimism, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip …

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Business Opportunities – Central America Webinar Series

Business Opportunities – Central America Webinar Series Sign up online From September 2021 to January 2022, the US Commercial Service organize a Central America webinar series focused on highlighting business opportunities and key projects in the region’s most promising sectors including agriculture, food processing and packaging equipment, auto parts / …

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Costa Ricans lose hope of a weak dollar

QCOSTARICA – In December, Costa Ricans expected the dollar’s exchange rate to rise only 0.44% in one year. But in August, expectations were very different. The estimate was that the price of the US dollar against the Costa Rican dolon will rise 5.38% over the next 12 months. In just …

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