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WATCH: Tiger Sharks Return To Cocos Island After Decades

Sandra Larriva | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Sandra Larriva

There are few places left where you can predictably encounter tiger sharks without luring them in with bait, and to the surprise of many, Costa Rica's Cocos Island is now one of them.

Treasure Hunter Plans Search For Pirate Booty On Desert Island

Posted 08.14.2012 | World

A British archeologist says he plans to lead an expedition to a deserted "treasure island" in the Pacific believed to hold more than $200 million in g...

PHOTOS: Swimming With Sharks In Cocos Island

Sandra Larriva | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Sandra Larriva

Jacques Cousteau, who visited Cocos numerous times, proclaimed it "the most beautiful island in the world." Visit it if you dare, knowing that you will never see the ocean the same way again.

PHOTOS: Undersea Wonders Near Costa Rican Island

Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

From One World One Ocean: Less than two months ago, HuffPost Green covered the launch of One World One Ocean (OWOO) -- a new nonprofit campaign tha...

PHOTOS: Costa Rica's New Marine Reserve

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new marine protected area has been created surrounding Costa Rica’s Cocos Island National Park, thanks to new protective measures supported by the...