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Does your coffee habit make you a tree-hugging hypocrite? Probably.

My mother introduced us to coffee early, declaring that “it never killed anyone”. But I’m now rethinking coffee-drinking t...

Cocoa agroforestry is less resilient to drought than cocoa in full sun

A new study based on detailed field measurements in West Africa shows cocoa agroforestry to be less drought resilient than...

Increasing chance of La Niña (~55-60%) during the fall and winter 2017-18

COLLEGE PARK, MD, U.S. – Over the last month, equatorial sea surface temperatures (SSTs) were near-to-below average across...

Baristas, tech experts come together on coffee ‘sustainability’ challenge

Coffee and tech industry leaders will focus their minds on solving challenges in the coffee industry during the first ever...

Investigation links chocolate production to destruction of National Parks

WASHINGTON D.C., U.S. – A new investigation by Mighty Earth, “Chocolate’s Dark Secret,” finds that a large amount of the c...

Drought in Brazil has helped boost international prices for Uganda’s coffee

ROME – The increase in coffee prices has contributed to higher returns and a narrowing of Uganda's current account deficit...

ENSO neutral, but tropical Pacific waters continue to cool, says BOM

MELBOURNE, Australia – Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) have steadily cooled over the central and eastern tropical Pacific ...

Mars launches “Sustainable in a Generation Plan” to fight climate change

MCLEAN, VA. — Mars, Inc. has introduced its “Sustainable in a Generation Plan,” a new initiative that includes a set of fa...

New model of climate-change effects on coffee and bee pollinators

Areas in Latin America suitable for growing coffee face predicted declines of 73-88 percent by 2050. However, diversity in...

Ethiopia: global warming is affecting Africa’s biggest coffee producer

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Global warming is affecting the lives of an estimated 15 million Ethiopian farmers, who heavily re...