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Climate Change Puts Coffee at Risk

Source:CommonDreams
Published:11/8/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Climate Change Puts Coffee at Risk

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Climate change is threatening to put wild arabica coffee at risk of near extinction by 2080, a new study shows. The "moderate" predictions from researchers at Britain's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew with scientists in Ethiopia show that indigenous arabica plants, a bank of genetic diversity for the cultivated crop, face a "profoundly negative influence" from a warming planet. read more READ MORE


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