Costa Rica has 5% of the world’s biodiversity and is recognized internationally for its protection of the environment.
The National Institute of biodiversity (INBio) launched on Wednesday an application for smart phones that will allow users to learn about the biodiversity of Costa Rica.
This application which is free can be downloaded from the mobile phone with iOS and Android operating systems.
The App, which will have different Touit Costa Rica, aims to become an easy to use Guide for users and provide information of some 500 species of easy watching around the country.
Touit Costa Rica will have high quality images with text, distribution maps and geographical references.
More than 2 million tourists who visit Costa Rica will now have the opportunity in terms of where to find species that want to see during their trip, particularly functional for investigators or fans of birds.
The instrument for geographical references can indicate where locate the species, whether it be in Heredia, San Carlos, Alajuela or some region of the Pacific coast, a favorite of many visitors.
The launch of this useful application was May 15 in the facilities of INBio Park, located in the province of Heredia.
Ledezma stressed that this application was created by INBio and the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE).
This application is in Spanish and English, version with the additional objective of facilitating the sector tourism, an important technological input, that makes the work of identification of species in the different areas of the country most versatile.
According to data that has spread on different occasions the Ministry of migration and aliens around 30% of tourists arriving in the country make it to engage in bird watching.
The details of the application were also unveiled at the appointment of Wednesday, May 15, this because it is available to be downloaded on your Mobile Smartphone.
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