Lisa Gale Garrigues

Lisa Gale Garrigues wrote this article for Climate Action, the Winter 2010 edition of YES! Magazine. Lisa is a YES! Magazine contributing editor. She has written about Latin America for YES! Magazine, Indian Country Today, Pacific News Service, Tikkun,, and other media.

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The New Economics Foundation’s Happy Planet Index determined that Costa Rica is the greenest and happiest place in the world. The HPI considers three variables: happiness, ecological footprint, and life expectancy. (Photo: Susan Hardman) Views
Friday, February 01, 2019
Why Costa Rica Tops the Happiness Index
A child growing up in the Costa Rican countryside is surrounded by some of the most beautiful and biodiverse landscapes in the world. The government of this tiny Central American country aims to keep it that way. But preserving this land of tropical rainforests isn’t Costa Rica’s only...
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