By definition, sustainability has been transformed into a way of thinking and living that satisfies the necessities of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to achieve their own needs. Said in a simpler way, " leave the world in a better shape than you found it, take only what you need and be responsible of your acts ". Sustainability requires to be conscious of how our acts affect the environment and the community that surrounds us.
This means that the development of a country cannot be based on the non-controlled explotation of its natural, cultural and social resources to satisfy the basic needs of the public, because this resources are the unique platform in which the future generations will satisfy their own needs. Education is a key factor for success in a sustainable life style.
Limón province features 200 kilometers of coast that alternates with virgin tropical forests and with towns founded in the 19th century by immigrants from all over such as Africans, Jamaicans, Italians, Chinese and Costa Rican natives: Cabecar, Maleku, Bribri. Today, the list has increased to diverses groups like hippies, rastafarians, surfers and farmers and this ends up in a Limonense identity that results in a explosion of colors, languages, tastes, music, dancing and in an incomparable literature. The Tico Caribbean is the territory that Columbus stood on during his fourth and last trip to America.